What does Wheeler mean?

Definitions for Wheeler
ˈʰwi lər, ˈwi-wheel·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Wheeler, Sir Mortimer Wheeler, Sir Robert Eric Mortimer Wheelernoun

    Scottish archaeologist (1890-1976)

  2. wheelwright, wheelernoun

    someone who makes and repairs wooden wheels

  3. wheelernoun

    the man at the outermost end of the rank in wheeling

  4. cyclist, bicyclist, bicycler, wheelernoun

    a person who rides a bicycle

  5. wheel horse, wheelernoun

    a draft horse harnessed behind others and nearest the wheels of a vehicle


  1. wheelernoun

    a wheelwright, a wheelmaker

  2. wheelernoun

    someone who operates a wheel

  3. wheelernoun

    a wheel horse

  4. wheelernoun

    A vehicle having the specified number of wheels.

  5. Wheelernoun

    An English surname, derived from the trade of wheeler.

  6. Wheelernoun

    An unincorporated community in Lawrence County, Alabama, United States.

  7. Wheelernoun

    An unincorporated community in Washington County, Arkansas, United States.

  8. Wheelernoun

    An unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States.

  9. Wheelernoun

    A village in Jasper County, Illinois, United States.

  10. Wheelernoun

    A census-designated place in Porter County, Indiana, United States.

  11. Wheelernoun

    An unincorporated community in Prentiss County, Mississippi, United States.

  12. Wheelernoun

    A ghost town in Wheeler County, Nebraska, United States.

  13. Wheelernoun

    A town in Steuben County, New York, United States.

  14. Wheelernoun

    A small city in Tillamook County, Oregon, United States.

  15. Wheelernoun

    A city, the county seat of Wheeler County, Texas, United States.

  16. Wheelernoun

    An unincorporated community in Lee County, Virginia, United States.

  17. Wheelernoun

    An unincorporated community in Webster County, West Virginia, United States.

  18. Wheelernoun

    A village in Dunn County, Wisconsin, United States.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Wheelernoun

    A maker of wheels.

    Etymology: from wheel.

    After local names, the most have been derived from occupations, as Potter, Smith, Brasier, Wheeler, Wright. William Camden.


  1. wheeler

    A wheeler is a general term that can refer to several different things depending on the context. It could refer to: 1. A person who makes wheels for vehicles, usually for horse-drawn carriages. 2. A vehicle with a specified number of wheels, often included in the name such as 18-wheeler, four-wheeler, or two-wheeler. 3. An individual who operates or drives a vehicle with wheels like a wheeler-dealer. 4. An athlete who participates in wheelchair sports. The term "wheeler" does not have a definitive meaning unless it is described or used in a particular context.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wheelernoun

    one who wheels, or turns

  2. Wheelernoun

    a maker of wheels; a wheelwright

  3. Wheelernoun

    a wheel horse. See under Wheel

  4. Wheelernoun

    a steam vessel propelled by a paddle wheel or by paddle wheels; -- used chiefly in the terms side-wheeler and stern-wheeler

  5. Wheelernoun

    a worker on sewed muslin

  6. Wheelernoun

    the European goatsucker


  1. Wheeler

    Wheeler is a city in Wheeler County, Texas, United States, situated on the eastern edge of the Texas Panhandle. The population was 1,378 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Wheeler County.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Wheeler is ranked #243 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Wheeler surname appeared 125,058 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 42 would have the surname Wheeler.

    80.9% or 101,247 total occurrences were White.
    13.2% or 16,620 total occurrences were Black.
    2.3% or 2,939 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.9% or 2,464 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 1,163 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 625 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wheeler in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wheeler in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Wheeler in a Sentence

  1. Cody Bowman:

    Mayor Wheeler made his phone available to ensure that texts were manually captured.

  2. President Biden:

    I used to drive an 18-wheeler, man.

  3. Ground Zero:

    During lockdown, the poor and pedestrians are being beaten on the street, four wheeler owners are being worshiped on violating or letting them go away , VIPs are being allowed to move freely without face mask everywhere. Commoners are feeling humiliated and cheated

  4. Superior Court Judge Eric Davis:

    Mr. Wheeler developed a pattern of Internet browsing for child pornography.

  5. Spencer Jacob:

    Another car came down and just flew into the back of the ambulance. That blocked up two lanes and then another 18-wheeler came and just slammed into that car, thats when we were like this is bad, and we need to get out of the car. Our doors were pressed against the snow so we had to get out of the windows and run up onto the snowbank and we were just watching.

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