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Will Name Popularity

How popular is the name Will? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 105 256 0.0727%
1911 134 209 0.0561%
1912 204 236 0.0468%
1913 215 258 0.0455%
1914 233 292 0.0419%
1915 250 327 0.036%
1916 260 325 0.0336%
1917 271 318 0.0318%
1918 276 334 0.0311%
1919 269 348 0.0332%
1920 282 352 0.0317%
1921 284 349 0.0305%
1922 296 332 0.0298%
1923 286 348 0.0311%
1924 297 334 0.0288%
1925 299 326 0.0288%
1926 304 310 0.0282%
1927 325 276 0.0249%
1928 312 289 0.027%
1929 332 241 0.0233%
1930 344 229 0.0219%
1931 353 207 0.021%
1932 339 226 0.0229%
1933 347 203 0.0218%
1934 361 191 0.0198%
1935 305 280 0.0288%
1936 358 192 0.0199%
1937 345 204 0.0207%
1938 351 211 0.0206%
1939 360 204 0.0201%
1940 394 173 0.0163%
1941 378 194 0.0172%
1942 402 186 0.0147%
1943 421 174 0.0133%
1944 383 209 0.0169%
1945 418 162 0.0133%
1946 433 175 0.0119%
1947 456 173 0.0104%
1948 430 203 0.0127%
1949 450 176 0.0109%
1950 439 184 0.0114%
1951 469 166 0.0098%
1952 462 190 0.0109%
1953 483 166 0.0094%
1954 525 144 0.0079%
1955 571 122 0.0066%
1956 531 158 0.0084%
1957 527 171 0.0089%
1958 560 139 0.0074%
1959 556 153 0.0081%
1960 540 172 0.0091%
1961 538 173 0.0092%
1962 553 155 0.0084%
1963 528 186 0.0104%
1964 505 196 0.0111%
1965 552 145 0.0089%
1966 539 156 0.01%
1967 572 127 0.0084%
1968 534 153 0.0102%
1969 566 144 0.0093%
1970 537 178 0.0112%
1971 577 154 0.0102%
1972 598 129 0.0095%
1973 561 155 0.012%
1974 521 178 0.0137%
1975 544 169 0.0132%
1976 556 165 0.0128%
1977 570 168 0.0125%
1978 559 177 0.0132%
1979 535 204 0.0145%
1980 524 218 0.0149%
1981 571 180 0.0122%
1982 541 207 0.0139%
1983 575 167 0.0113%
1984 621 137 0.0092%
1985 671 122 0.008%
1986 635 151 0.01%
1987 603 176 0.0115%
1988 622 186 0.0119%
1989 614 212 0.0131%
1990 603 233 0.0141%
1991 614 232 0.0142%
1992 679 186 0.0117%
1993 628 223 0.0143%
1994 667 196 0.0128%
1995 655 209 0.0139%
1996 623 230 0.0154%
1997 645 210 0.0142%
1998 575 294 0.0196%
1999 509 380 0.0254%
2000 504 408 0.0267%
2001 553 341 0.0226%
2002 555 359 0.024%
2003 540 384 0.0252%
2004 526 412 0.027%
2005 489 467 0.0305%
2006 528 437 0.0279%
2007 565 417 0.0264%
2008 582 388 0.0251%
2009 568 419 0.028%
2010 602 363 0.0252%
2011 669 301 0.0211%
2012 660 312 0.0219%
2013 728 263 0.0185%
2014 755 256 0.0176%
2015 814 214 0.0147%
2016 803 225 0.0156%
2017 867 182 0.013%
2018 860 183 0.0133%
2019 974 143 0.0106%

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Data via SSA.gov.


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What names sound like Will?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Wil

English

Willi

Will helmet, protection

German

Willy

Will helmet, protection

German


What names are similar to Will?

Find a name that’s like Will, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Gill

Servant

Irish

Hill

English

Sill

Beam, threshold

English

Till

Power of the tribe

German

Wild

Hunter

German

Wills

Will helmet, protection

German


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2 Comments

  1. His father named him after his great grandfather! I really wanted a different name tho but he is a gorgeous boy!

  2. William Rufus McGowan III is Wills full name & it took me 3 weeks after he was born to finally cave in and name him after his Dad and grandpa. ?


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