Name Willy Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Willy


Willy is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Willy thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Willy?

Willy is a short form of the Germanic names Willibald or Wilhelm. In the Netherlands, it is a unisex name.

What does the name Willy mean?

Willy means “resolute protector” (from Germanic “willio” = will/desire + “helm” = helmet/protection) and “will”, “desire” (from Germanic “willio”) and “bold” (from Germanic “bald”).

Pronunciation of Willy

Variants of the name Willy


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Popularity of the name Willy

The name Willy is ranked #2407 overall.

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