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Wilson is ultimately derived from William. The name William is a very common English name, originating in Germanic languages. It is derived from the words 'wil', which means 'of strong mind', and 'helm', which translates into 'a helmet'.

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Famous Wilsons

Wilson Cruz - actor
Wilson Harris - author
Wilson Heredia - baseball player
Wilson Onsare - marathon runner
Wilson Valdez - baseball player

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