Willard - Meaning of Willard

What does Willard mean?

[ 2 syll. wi-(l)lar(d), wil-la-rd ] The baby boy name Willard is pronounced WIHL-aaRD †. Willard has its origins in the Germanic language and it is used largely in English.

Willard is a variation (English) of Wilhard (German).

Willard is also a variation of Will (English).

Willard is also a variation (English) of William (English and French).

See also the related categories, english and germanic (german).

Willard is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the height of its usage in 1915, 0.328% of baby boys were named Willard. Its ranking then was #58. The baby name has since experienced a substantial drop in popularity, and is currently of only very modest use. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly related to Willard, William was the most widely used.

Baby names that sound like Willard include Wallworth, Walworth, Walworthe, and Wilhard.

† Pronunciation for Willard: W as in "we (W.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"

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