Name
WAIL

Name WAIL

Between 1900 and 2019 there were 1,204 births of Wail in the countries below, which represents an average of 10 births of children bearing the first name Wail per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 31 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Wail   
In Italiano Nome Wail   
Available variant : Waïl


Information about the first name Wail

The first name Wail is listed in our categories :The first name Wail has been assigned to:
99.75% to boys
0.25% to girls
The country where the first name Wail is the most common is:
FR France
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 4 letters including 2 vowels and 2 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Wail

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Wail : Alwi, Iwla, Lawi, Liwa, Wali, Wial, Wila

Wail in Japanese *

Romajiweeru
Katakanaウェール
Hiraganaうぇーる
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Wail in Japanese
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Wail in sign language

Wail in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Wail

US English
Etymology src :
  • c. 1300, Middle English weilen, waylen (“to sob, cry, wail”), from Old Norse væla (“to wail”), from væ, vei (“woe”), from Proto-Germanic *wai (whence also Old English wā (“woe”) (English woe)), from Proto-Indo-European *wai.
  • The verb is first attested in the intransitive sense; the transitive sense developed in mid-14th c.. The noun came from the verb.
Etymology src :
  • From Old Norse val (“choice”). Compare Icelandic velja (“to choose”). More at wale.
Etymology (Derived terms) src :
  • bewail
  • wailer
  • wailingly
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • wail (plural wails)
  • A prolonged cry, usually high-pitched, especially as of grief or anguish. [from 15th c.]
  • She let out a loud, doleful wail.
  • Any similar sound as of lamentation; a howl.
  • The wail of snow-dark winter winds.
  • A bird's wail in the night.
  • A sound made by emergency vehicle sirens, contrasted with "yelp" which is higher-pitched and faster.
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • wail (third-person singular simple present wails, present participle wailing, simple past and past participle wailed)
  • (obsolete) Synonym of wale (“to choose; to select”)
  • (Can we date this quote by Henryson and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
  • Wailed wine and meats
Anagrams src :
  • wali, wila, wāli
Pronunciation src :
  • enPR: wāl, IPA(key): /weɪl/, [weɪɫ]
  • Rhymes: -eɪl
  • Homophone: wale
  • Homophone: whale (in accents with the wine-whine merger)
 

Popularity of the name Wail

Number of WAIL births per year

Total births of Wail by country

Births with the first name Wail
Country
Boys
Girls
FRFrance
1900 - 2019
964
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
105
1
BEBelgium
1995 - 2019
77
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
25
1
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
13
0
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
6
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
5
0
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
3
0
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
2
0
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
1
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
1
0

Total births of Wail by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Wail
Country
Boys
Girls
FRFrance
2019
18
0
BEBelgium
2019
7
0
ITItaly
2018
3
0
QCQuebec
2019
1
0
DEGermany
2018
1
0
DKDenmark
2019
1
0

Comments on the name Wail

Personalities with the first name Wail

There is 0 personality with the first name Wail



Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Wail

There are 3 actors and actresses with the first name Wail
Wail Fishkhaboury
Wail Fadhil
Wail Hassen Obeid

Rankings of first name WAIL by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#1102BE Belgium2019
#1712FR France2019
#1981DK Denmark2019
#2938IT Italy2018
#6469DE Germany2018
#7228QC Quebec2019
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name WAIL (female) births over the last year available in each country






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