Infographic of Willis name meaning, which is “The son of Will(iam ),” based on Will (diminutive of William) and is (his).
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Willis Name Popularity

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

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 149 177 0.0503%
1911 145 192 0.0516%
1912 141 416 0.0825%
1913 135 544 0.0959%
1914 135 715 0.1026%
1915 136 920 0.1013%
1916 137 966 0.1%
1917 140 930 0.093%
1918 140 1,075 0.1002%
1919 131 1,122 0.1072%
1920 133 1,182 0.1063%
1921 132 1,188 0.1037%
1922 131 1,238 0.1111%
1923 139 1,155 0.1031%
1924 136 1,244 0.1071%
1925 139 1,163 0.1029%
1926 141 1,205 0.1096%
1927 148 1,039 0.0939%
1928 150 1,057 0.0988%
1929 150 1,016 0.0981%
1930 158 939 0.0899%
1931 160 900 0.0912%
1932 164 880 0.0891%
1933 169 788 0.0846%
1934 165 841 0.087%
1935 173 761 0.0783%
1936 174 739 0.0767%
1937 183 698 0.0708%
1938 187 705 0.0689%
1939 190 667 0.0656%
1940 210 577 0.0543%
1941 201 660 0.0586%
1942 221 618 0.0489%
1943 207 716 0.0548%
1944 221 581 0.0469%
1945 231 543 0.0445%
1946 260 542 0.0367%
1947 282 565 0.0338%
1948 280 537 0.0336%
1949 311 445 0.0277%
1950 313 438 0.0272%
1951 315 458 0.027%
1952 314 482 0.0276%
1953 321 447 0.0253%
1954 337 408 0.0223%
1955 343 408 0.0222%
1956 351 401 0.0212%
1957 363 402 0.0209%
1958 384 369 0.0195%
1959 390 375 0.0197%
1960 385 377 0.0199%
1961 424 310 0.0164%
1962 412 340 0.0185%
1963 439 287 0.016%
1964 448 276 0.0157%
1965 450 253 0.0155%
1966 479 208 0.0133%
1967 489 192 0.0127%
1968 506 178 0.0119%
1969 521 178 0.0116%
1970 484 236 0.0148%
1971 506 216 0.0144%
1972 509 194 0.0142%
1973 555 158 0.0122%
1974 563 156 0.012%
1975 550 165 0.0128%
1976 603 137 0.0106%
1977 560 179 0.0133%
1978 604 142 0.0106%
1979 558 190 0.0135%
1980 559 190 0.013%
1981 611 147 0.01%
1982 562 188 0.0126%
1983 597 155 0.0105%
1984 629 136 0.0091%
1985 640 138 0.0091%
1986 685 123 0.0081%
1987 702 120 0.0079%
1988 689 136 0.0087%
1989 753 122 0.0076%
1990 797 115 0.0069%
1991 844 100 0.0061%
1992 977 74 0.0046%
1993 1,033 66 0.0042%
1994 1,133 54 0.0035%
1995 1,060 66 0.0044%
1996 1,113 60 0.004%
1997 1,211 50 0.0034%
1998 1,239 49 0.0033%
1999 1,182 59 0.0039%
2000 1,286 51 0.0033%
2001 1,517 34 0.0023%
2002 1,870 19 0.0013%
2003 1,520 37 0.0024%
2004 1,935 19 0.0012%
2005 1,873 22 0.0014%
2006 1,777 30 0.0019%
2007 1,728 34 0.0022%
2008 2,989 5 0.0003%
2009 1,991 20 0.0013%
2010 2,894 5 0.0003%
2011 2,028 18 0.0013%
2012 1,718 31 0.0022%
2013 2,040 17 0.0012%
2014 1,911 23 0.0016%
2015 2,066 17 0.0012%
2016 0 0%
2017 2,656 6 0.0004%
2018 2,753 5 0.0004%
2019 2,422 8 0.0006%
2020 2,838 11 0.0009%

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What names are variants of Willis?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Will

Desiring peace; will helmet, protection

German

Willes

English

Willess

English

Willie

English

Williss

English

Williston

English

Willy

Will helmet, protection

German


What names sound like Willis?

If you like how Willis sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Willis.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Wallis

Welshman

Welsh

Wills

Will helmet, protection

German


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