[ 3 syll. wi-(l)lou-(g)(h)by, wil-loug-hby ] The baby boy name Willoughby is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is WIHL-owBiy- †. Willoughby's origin, as well as its use, is in the English language. The name is of the meaning willow settlement.
Willoughby has 18 variants. Variants include Wiligby, Willobee, Willobey, Willoby, Willoughbee, Willoughbey, Willoughbi, Willoughbie, Willowbee, Willowby, Wilobee, Wilobey, Wiloby, Wiloughbee, Wiloughbey, Wiloughbi, Wiloughby, and Wyligby.
See also the related category settlement (village).
Willoughby is an infrequently used baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Willoughby include Willobey, Willoby, Willowbee, Wilobey, Wiloby, Willobee, Willowby, Wilobee, Walbee, Walbey, Walbi, Walbie, Walby, Wallbee, Wallbey, Wallbi, Wallbie, Wallby, Welbee, and Welbey.
† Pronunciation for Willoughby: W as in "we (W.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"