Definitions for Wilde
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Wilde, Oscar Wilde, Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wildenoun
Irish writer and wit (1854-1900)
A variant of Wild.
Etymology: wilþijaz, whence also Old High German wildi, Old Norse villr
Wilde is a surname.
Wilde is a surname of Irish origin, most famously associated with Oscar Wilde, a 19th-century writer and poet known for works like "The Picture of Dorian Gray" and "The Importance of Being Earnest." The term "wilde" itself does not have a common, general definition; its significance lies primarily in its association with specific individuals or entities.
Wilde is a 1997 British biographical film directed by Brian Gilbert with Stephen Fry in the titular role. The screenplay by Julian Mitchell is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning 1987 biography of Oscar Wilde by Richard Ellmann.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Wilde is ranked #3332 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Wilde surname appeared 10,766 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 4 would have the surname Wilde.
94.6% or 10,189 total occurrences were White.
2.3% or 252 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
1.1% or 126 total occurrences were of two or more races.
0.6% or 72 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
0.6% or 69 total occurrences were Black.
0.5% or 58 total occurrences were Asian.
The numerical value of Wilde in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Wilde in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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