[ 1 syll. w-rig-(h)(t), wr-i-ght ] The baby boy name Wright is pronounced RAYT †. Wright's origin and use are both in the English language. The name's meaning is 'craftsman'.
Wright is a short form of the English Wainwright.
Forms of Wright include the names Right, Rite, Wrighte, Write, and Wryght.
See also the related categories, english and craftsman.
Wright is rare as a baby name for boys. At the peak of its usage in 1907, 0.008% of baby boys were given the name Wright. It ranked at #814 then. The baby name has since fallen in popularity, and is used only on a very modest scale now. Out of all boy names in its group, Wright was nonetheless the most widely used in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Wright include Wrighte, Write, Right, Rite, Wryght, Raad, Rad, Radd, Raed, Raede, Raeed, Read, Reade, Red, Redd, Redde, Reed, Reede, Reeth, and Reid.
† Pronunciation for Wright: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"