Meaning and Origin of: Wylder

Wylder is a boy's name of British origin. It derives from the Old English word wild-eor, meaning “wild animal.”

Boy name origins & meanings

German; wild, untamed

Family name origins & meanings

Wydler is a variation of the name Wilder, a German name meaning "untamed." Wilder has grown in popularity as a first name for boys after being widely known as a surname. Popular figures with this last name include actor Gene Wilder and author Laura Ingalls Wilder.