name meaning: Wilson \wi(l)-son\ as a boy's name is pronounced WIL-son. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Wilson is "son of William". Surname. President Woodrow Wilson; composer Robert Wilson; Beach Boy Brian Wilson.
Wilson has 1 variant form: Willson.
For more information, see also the related name William.
Baby names that sound like Wilson are Allson, Elson and Ellson.
View a list of the 8 names that reference Wilson.