Unusual Female Names

Rare Girl Names That Start with W

Old and Unique Female Names Starting With W

A list of unusual, exotic, and rare girl names that start with W (with history of origin and meanings).

Last updated: March 16, 2022.

 

Wanda

Name meaning: wayfarer, wanderer.

Origin: Polish.

Reference: Polish Princess Wanda.

Wanda name variations: Wenda, Wandana, Vanda.

 

Wanetta

Years of origin: circa 10th century.

Origin: Old English.

Meaning: pale.

Wanetta name variations: Wanita, Waneta, Vaneta, Vanetta.

 

Waverly

Years of origin: circa 18th century.

Origin: English.

Meaning: quivering aspen.

Waverly name variations: Waverline, Vaverline, Waverley, Vaverly.

 

Wendeline

Name meaning: fair, blessed.

Origin: Welsh.

Wendeline name variations: Wendelline, Wendoline, Gwendoline, Gwendeline.

 

Wendreda

Name meaning: existing, becoming.

Origin: Old Saxon.

Earliest mention of the name: around 7th century.

Historical reference: Saint Wendreda.

Wendreda name variations: Waendreth, Waendreda, Wendrethe, Wendretha.

 

Whitney

Years of origin: circa 10th century.

Origin: Old English.

Meaning: bright, shining.

Whitney name variations: Vithney, Whittney, Whitny.

 

Wilberta

Name meaning: aspiration, desire.

Years of origin: circa 10th century.

Name origin: Old High German.

Wilberta name variations: Willberta, Willberth, Bertha, Berta.

 

Willette

Name meaning: defender, protector.

Years of origin: circa 9th century.

Name origin: Old German.

Willette name variations: Wilete, Willetta, Wiletta, Wileta.

 

Willibirg

Name meaning: castle, stronghold, fastness.

Origin: Old German.

Earliest mention of the name: circa 12th century.

Historical reference: Willibirg, Countess of Wurttemberg.

Willibirg name variations: Willbirga, Willbirgh, Willbirgha.

 

Willow

Years of origin: circa 12th century.

Origin: Middle English.

Meaning: graceful, neat.

Willow name variations: Willoughby, Wilow, Will, Willov, Villow.

 

Wilma

Years of origin: circa 9th century.

Origin: Old German.

Meaning: protector, patron.

Wilma name variations: Willma, Wilna, Willa, Wilhelmina.

 

Winona

Years of origin: circa 19th century.

Origin: American.

Meaning: firstborn daughter.

Winona name variations: Vinona, Winonne, Vinonne, Wynona.

 

Winteria

Origin: Spanish and English.

Meaning: winter.

Winteria name variations: Winter, Winterette, Winteretta, Vinteria, Vinterette.

 

Wisigardis

Name meaning: uncertain, may mean deliciously.

Origin: Germanic.

First mention: circa 6th century.

Historical reference: Wisigardis, Frankish Queen Consort.

Wisigardis name variations: Visigardis, Wisigarda, Visigarda, Wisigard.

 

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