What does Wilson mean?

Definitions for Wilson
ˈwɪl sən; ˈlæn fərdwil·son

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Wilson, Harriet Wilsonnoun

    author of the first novel by an African American that was published in the United States (1808-1870)

  2. Wilson, Sir Angus Wilson, Angus Frank Johnstone Wilsonnoun

    English writer of novels and short stories (1913-1991)

  3. Wilson, Alexander Wilsonnoun

    Scottish ornithologist in the United States (1766-1813)

  4. Wilson, Robert Woodrow Wilsonnoun

    United States physicist honored for his work on cosmic microwave radiation (born in 1918)

  5. Wilson, John Tuzo Wilsonnoun

    Canadian geophysicist who was a pioneer in the study of plate tectonics (1908-1993)

  6. Wilson, James Wilsonnoun

    American Revolutionary leader who was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence (1742-1798)

  7. Wilson, E. O. Wilson, Edward Osborne Wilsonnoun

    United States entomologist who has generalized from social insects to other animals including humans (born in 1929)

  8. Wilson, Charles Thomson Rees Wilsonnoun

    Scottish physicist who invented the cloud chamber (1869-1959)

  9. Wilson, Edmund Wilsonnoun

    United States literary critic (1895-1972)

  10. Wilson, Woodrow Wilson, Thomas Woodrow Wilson, President Wilsonnoun

    28th President of the United States; led the United States in World War I and secured the formation of the League of Nations (1856-1924)

  11. Wilson, Mount Wilsonnoun

    a peak in the San Juan mountains of Colorado (14,246 feet high)

Wiktionary

  1. Wilsonnoun

    derived from the surname

  2. Wilsonnoun

    Harold Wilson, Labour politician and British Prime Minister

  3. Etymology: From Will, short form of the given name.

ChatGPT

  1. wilson

    Wilson is a surname of English and Scottish origin that means "son of Will". It is also used as a first name. In addition, Wilson can refer to various places, companies, or entities, such as Wilson Sporting Goods, an American sports equipment manufacturer, or Woodrow Wilson, the 28th president of the United States. The exact reference of "Wilson" would depend on the context in which it is used.

Wikidata

  1. Wilson

    Wilson is a city and the county seat of Wilson County in the Coastal Plain region of the U.S. state of North Carolina. The 18th largest city in the state, Wilson had a population of 49,167 according to the 2010 census.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. WILSON

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Wilson is ranked #14 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Wilson surname appeared 801,882 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 272 would have the surname Wilson.

    67.3% or 540,148 total occurrences were White.
    25.9% or 208,409 total occurrences were Black.
    2.6% or 20,929 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.3% or 19,085 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1% or 8,500 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.6% or 4,811 total occurrences were Asian.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Wilson' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2579

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Wilson' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3443

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wilson in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wilson in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Wilson in a Sentence

  1. Neil Bruntrager:

    We don’t believe Darren Wilson has done anything that would merit any kind of a prosecution or any kind of civil rights claims and we are just awaiting the outcome like everybody else.

  2. Tom Wilson:

    Happiness doesn’t depend on how much you have to enjoy , but how much you enjoy what you have. Tom Wilson

  3. Trust Kupupika:

    Wilson's legacy will stand, woodrow Wilson, similar to Thomas Jefferson, Washington... they all have a legacy that extends far beyond simply having their name on a building. We as a private institution have to choose who we want to honor and respect.

  4. Avery Gardiner:

    During the Obama years, the government thought that 3D printed guns posed a serious threat to national security. I'm not aware of anything that has changed except who sits in the White House, untraceable and undetectable guns that bypass our bipartisan background check system put us all at risk. The country deserves answers from the Trump Administration about why it thinks this is a good idea. Making it easier for dangerous people to get guns is reckless and stupid, and this is going to make Americans less safe. Advocates for gun control have argued that 3D-printed guns could also pose security challenges as they pass through airport X-ray machines. Cody Wilson, who describes current 3D-printed guns as.

  5. Ben Ray Lujan:

    It was with profound sadness that I heard of the passing of Ambassador Wilson, a friend and fellow New Mexican for whom I had deep respect, ambassador Wilson was a devoted patriot who put country and duty before politics and had the courage to speak the truth in the face of extreme criticism.

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