Battle/War, Male, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes, W names

Wyatt

Wyatt comes from an English surname which comes from a medieval given name, Wyot, from Old English Wigheard made up from Old English elements wig (war, battle) via Proto-Germanic *wīgą (fight, battle) from Proto-Indo-European *weyk-; and heard (brave, hardy) essentially meaning “brave in battle”.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

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Variants:

  • Wyat (English)
  • Wyot (Medieval English)

 

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