name meaning: Waite \wa(i)-te\ as a boy's name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Waite is "guard, watchman". Occupational name. Christmas carolers were known as "waits" because the custom of singing carols started with bands of watchmen who would sing tunes as the night passed. Actor and musician Tom Waits.
Waite has 3 variant forms: Waights, Waits and Wayte.
Baby names that sound like Waite are White, Witt, Jaide, Wade, Wayde, Wat and Watt.