What Does The Name Wilkes Mean?


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Dimples answered
It means great one,Ernst William Wilkes was a great man.
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Stuti Ahuja answered
Wilkes is a masculine name. Its origin is of the English origin. It is a short form of Wilkins. The name Wilkes has 3 variants Wilkie, Willkes ad Willkie. The language of usage of the name Wilkins is English and Scottish. All the above variants are diminutives of the work William.

Wilkin is a medieval name and has been derived from William (will which means desire). It can be simply explained as "little William" and Perkin is "little Peter". One, very famous, example of the word Wilkes is John Wilkes Booth was responsible for Abrahim Lincon's assassination.

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