What does Wharton mean?

Definitions for Wharton
ˈʰwɔr tn, ˈwɔr-whar·ton

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Wharton, Edith Wharton, Edith Newbold Jones Whartonnoun

    United States novelist (1862-1937)


  1. Whartonnoun

    Any of several places in England.

  2. Whartonnoun

    An English habitational surname derived from any of the placenames.


  1. wharton

    Wharton can refer to different things: 1) The University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, which is a prestigious business school located in Philadelphia, United States. It is known for being one of the top business schools in the world, offering undergraduate and graduate programs in business. 2) Wharton can also refer to various places in the United States including towns or counties in Texas, New Jersey, and Ohio. 3) In the field of health sciences, "Wharton's" can refer to parts of human anatomy such as Wharton's duct (a saliva duct) or Wharton's Jelly (a gelatinous substance within the umbilical cord). 4) Edith Wharton was a famous American author and designer, known for her stories about upper-class society in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. The specific reference would depend on the context in which it is being used.


  1. Wharton

    Wharton is a city in Wharton County, Texas, United States. The population was 8,832 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Wharton County and is located on the Colorado River of Texas just south of U.S. Highway 59.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Wharton is ranked #3084 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Wharton surname appeared 11,656 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 4 would have the surname Wharton.

    73.3% or 8,546 total occurrences were White.
    20% or 2,335 total occurrences were Black.
    2.8% or 328 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.6% or 307 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 87 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.4% or 52 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wharton in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wharton in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Wharton in a Sentence

  1. Carly Fiorina:

    Donald, sorry, I've got to interrupt again. You would know something about pathological, how was that meeting with Putin? Or Wharton? Or your self funded campaign? Anyone can turn a multi-million dollar inheritance into more money, but all the money in the world won't make you as smart as Ben Carson.

  2. Nick Ashburn:

    The first year, students from just three schools — Wharton, Harvard and Stanford — took part.

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