German Names starting with W

If you want to find German names starting with W, browse the various creative options you have at your disposal. These German names starting W are perfect for any baby girl, cat, or dog.

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German names are often inspired by Germanic culture and heritage. In many cases, German families will name their children after a close family member. While many Germans do get creative with names, all German first names must be approved by the German Government. If you don't live in Germany, you will have more freedom to choose your own German name. Because of the number of people with German heritage that live around the world, you'll find plenty of German names that are popular in other countries. Most German names have positive historic context rooted in the origin of the name. These names are perfect choices for newborn baby boys, girls, dogs, and cats!

10 Most Popular German Names starting with W

PopularityNameMeaning
1stWandaYoung tree, wanderer, a slender, from the vandal tribe.
2ndWilliamResolute protector, with gilded helmet, strong mind and protection, will, desire, a strong and resolute protector, determined guardian, valiant protector.
3rdWilhelminaResolute protector, with gilded helmet, stout protector, desire to protect.
4thWillieResolute protector, with gilded helmet, determined guardian.
5thWillaResolute protector, feminine form of will, will to protect, will, desire, fierce protector.
6thWesleyA clearing in the west, from the west field, from the west woods, the west meadow, western meadow.
7thWilmaResolute protector, short form of wilhelmina, stout protector, will, desire.
8thWolfgangChef wolfgang puck, advancing wolf, wolf way, running wolf, path of a wolf, wolf strife.
9thWendiLight skinned, from gwendolyn.
10thWalterArmy ruler, army rule, woods or army general, powerful warrior.

All German Names starting with W

NameGenderMeaning
WaggonerBoyWagon maker.
WagnerBoyWagon maker, maker of wagons, one who makes wagons.
WalborgdGirlProtecting ruler.
WaldBoyLeader, power, ruler, ruler of the law.
WaldaGirlPowerful, ruler.
WaldemarBoyFamous ruler, mighty and famous.
WaldemarrBoyFamous ruler.
WaldenBoyWooded valley, from the valley of the britons, forest valley, peasant's valley, foreigner's valley, mighty.
WaldhrammBoyRuling raven.
WaldhurgaGirlProtecting ruler.
WaldifridBoyPeaceful ruler.
WaldinaGirlGod's power.
WaldmuntBoyMighty protector.
WaldoBoyGod's power, a ruler, rule.
WaldromBoyRuler.
WaldronBoyFrom the welshman's hill, ruler, mighty raven.
WalfredBoyPeaceful ruler, uncertain, see information.
WalfridBoyPeaceful ruler.
WallaceBoyFrom wales, foreigner, stranger, foreign person, a stranger.
WallacheBoyFrom wales.
WallerBoyArmy ruler, foreign person, foreigner, powerful, wall maker.
WallyBoyArmy ruler, diminutive form of walter or wallace, ruler of the army.
WalmondBoyMighty protector, one who protects others in battle, foreign protector, protector in battle.
WaltBoyArmy ruler, ruler of the army.
WaltenBoyArmy ruler, foreigner, wood, wall, stream.
WalterBoyArmy ruler, army rule, woods or army general, powerful warrior.
WaltertBoyRuler of the army.
WalthariBoyArmy ruler.
WaltherBoyRuler of the army.
WaltonBoyFrom the welshman's farm, walled town, foreign person or stranger, foreigner, wood, wall, stream.
WaltraudGirlBattlefield, loved, powerful, rule strength.
WandaGirlYoung tree, wanderer, a slender, from the vandal tribe.
WandeGirlWanderer.
WandyGirlWanderer.
WardaGirlGuardian, protector.
WarenBoyLoyal.
WarenhariBoyArmed defender.
WarnerBoyArmed defender, army guard, protecting army, gamepark.
WarrenBoyA game preserve, loyal, guard, from la verenne, to preserve, general, warden, game keeper.
WebberBoyWeaver, person who weaves.
WeberBoyWeaver.
WelbyBoyFrom the spring by the farm.
WeldaGirlRuler.
WendaGirlLight skinned, form of wanda, friend.
WendaleBoyTraveler, traveler or wanderer.
WendallBoyTraveler or wanderer.
WendelBoyTraveler or wanderer.
WendellBoyTraveler or wanderer, wanderer, seeker, vandals, wends, valley or wanderer, a wend.
WendiGirlLight skinned, from gwendolyn.
WernerBoyArmed defender or defending army, army guard, protecting army, warrior.
WertherBoyWorthy army.
WesleyBoyA clearing in the west, from the west field, from the west woods, the west meadow, western meadow.
WidoGirlWarrior maiden.
WiebeBoyWar.
WiebkeGirlWar.
WilbartBoyResolute.
WilberBoyResolute, will, desire and fortress.
WilbertBoyResolute, will, desire + bright, famous.
WilburBoyWalled stronghold, will fortress, wild pig, will, desire and fortress, bright resolve.
WilburnBoyResolute, wild pig.
WilburtBoyResolute.
WildaGirlWild, untamed, feral.
WildeGirlUntamed.
WilfordBoyWillow tree ford, from the ford by the willows, from wilford, a willow ford, ford of willow trees.
WilfredBoyResolute protector, will peace, desire peace and safety, peaceful or willow tree near ford.
WilfredoBoyResolute protector, desire peace and safety.
WilfridBoyResolute peacemaker, resolute or peaceful, desire peace and safety.
WilhelmBoyResolute protector, with gilded helmet, strong mind and protection, will, desire + helmet, protection.
WilhelminaGirlResolute protector, with gilded helmet, stout protector, desire to protect.
WilhelmineGirlResolute protector.
WillaGirlResolute protector, feminine form of will, will to protect, will, desire, fierce protector.
WillamarBoyResolute or famous, known for strong will.
WillaperhtBoyResolute or brilliant.
WillardBoyResolute protector, bold or resolute, will brave, strong desire, brave, bold resolve.
WillemBoyResolute protector, with gilded helmet, will, desire.
WilliamBoyResolute protector, with gilded helmet, strong mind and protection, will, desire, a strong and resolute protector, determined guardian, valiant protector.
WilliamonBoyResolute protector.
WilliamsBoyResolute protector, son or servant of william.
WillieBoyResolute protector, with gilded helmet, determined guardian.
WillifridBoyResolute or peaceful.
WillimodBoyResolute spirit.
WillisBoySon of william, resolute protector, descendant or servant of will, strong mind and protection.
WillmarBoyResolute or famous.
WillmarrBoyResolute or famous.
WillyBoySon of william, with gilded helmet, strong mind and protection.
WilmaGirlResolute protector, short form of wilhelmina, stout protector, will, desire.
WilmarBoyResolute or famous.
WilmerBoyResolute or famous, will famous, great desire, will, desire + famous.
WilmodBoyResolute spirit.
WilmotBoyResolute spirit, strong mind and protection.
WilpertBoyResolute or brilliant.
WimBoyStrong mind and protection, resolute protector.
WindellBoyTraveler or wanderer, a very windy valley, windy valley.
WinefridaGirlFriend of peace.
WinifredGirlPeaceful friend, peace friend, who makes friends with peace, friend of peace (f).
WinifredaGirlPeaceful friend.
WinifridGirlPeaceful friend.
WinifrideGirlPeaceful friend.
WinolaGirlGracious friend, combination of winifred and ola.
WolfBoyWolf, running wolf.
WolfgangBoyChef wolfgang puck, advancing wolf, wolf way, running wolf, path of a wolf, wolf strife.
WolfricBoyWolf ruler.
WolfrickBoyWolf ruler.
WolfrikBoyWolf ruler, king of the wolves, king of the wolfs.
WouterBoyRuler of the army, powerful warrior.
WulfBoyWolf.
WulfildeGirlFights with the wolves.