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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wagonwright, waggonwright, wainwrightnoun

    a wagon maker


  1. Wainwrightnoun

    An English occupational surname from someone who builds wagons.

  2. wainwrightnoun

    a person who builds and repairs wagons


  1. wainwright

    A wainwright is a craftsperson or tradesperson who builds and repairs wagons and carts. This term is derived from the combination of two Old English words: "wægn" (wagon) and "wyrhta" (maker).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wainwrightnoun

    same as Wagonwright

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Wainwright is ranked #4948 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Wainwright surname appeared 7,114 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Wainwright.

    76.8% or 5,465 total occurrences were White.
    17.6% or 1,254 total occurrences were Black.
    2.3% or 167 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.2% or 163 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.5% or 38 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.3% or 27 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wainwright in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wainwright in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of wainwright in a Sentence

  1. James McTigue:

    Finally The Iranian ship got to the point where he( James Chandler) said,' If Wainwright Capt. James Chandler don't stop, I'm going to sink Wainwright Capt. James Chandler,'.

  2. Mitch Harris:

    I just thought ‘this is it. My time has finally come,’ it was bittersweet because of what happened to (Wainwright), but I was happy to get into a game.

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