Meaning and Origin of Waite - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Waite

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • English : Protector

Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : occupational name for a watchman, Anglo-Norman French waite (of Germanic origin; compare Wachter), or from the same word in its original abstract/collective sense, ‘the watch’. There may also have been some late confusion with White.