Name
WAIL

Name WAIL

Between 1900 and 2022 there were 1,272 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 17 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:
99.76% to boys
0.24% 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 *wáy.
  • 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 :
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • wail (plural wails)
  • A prolonged cry, usually high-pitched, especially as of grief or anguish. [from 15th c.]
  • Any similar sound as of lamentation; a howl.
  • 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)
  • (intransitive) To cry out, as in sorrow or anguish.
  • (intransitive) To weep, lament persistently or bitterly.
  • (intransitive) To make a noise like mourning or crying.
  • (transitive) To lament; to bewail; to grieve over.
  • (slang, music) To perform with great liveliness and force.
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”)
  • c. 1500, Robert Henryson, The Testament of Cresseid
  • Wailed wine and metes
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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 - 2022
1,007
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2021
109
1
BEBelgium
1995 - 2022
77
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2022
26
1
CHSwitzerland
1909 - 2021
13
0
DKDenmark
1985 - 2022
13
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
12
0
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2021
6
0
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
3
0
ATAustria
1984 - 2021
2
0
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
1
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
1
0

Total births of Wail by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Wail
Country
Boys
Girls
FRFrance
2022
16
0
ITItaly
2021
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 4 actors and actresses with the first name Wail
Wail Fishkhaboury
Wail Fadhil
Wail Abdellaoui
Wail Hassen Obeid

Rankings of first name WAIL by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#1921FR France2022
#21607IT Italy2021
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name WAIL (female) births over the last year available in each country