Wyatt

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From an Old English [Term?] personal name from wīg (war) + heard (hard, brave), later also used as a Middle English [Term?] diminutive of the names Guy and William. (Can we verify(+) this sense?).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Wyatt

  1. A patronymic surname​.
  2. A male given name, modern transferred use of the surname.

Further reading[edit]

  • Percy H Reaney; R M Wilson: A dictionary of English surnames Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1997.→ISBN
  • Patrick Hanks; Flavia Hodges: A dictionary of surnames Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1988.→ISBN