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Willy - Meaning of Willy

What does Willy mean?

[ 2 syll. wi-(l)ly, wil-ly ] The baby boy name Willy is also used as a girl name. It is pronounced in English as WIHL-iy, in Dutch as VIHL-Liy or WIHL-Liy, or in German as VIH-Liy †. Willy is used predominantly in the English and German languages, and it is derived from Germanic, English, and Old English origins.

Willy is a pet form (English) of the name Wilbert (English and German).

Willy is also a pet form of the name Wilbur (English).

Willy is also a pet form of the name Wilfred (English).

Willy is also a pet form (English and German) of the name William (English and French).

Willy is also a pet form of the name Willis (English).

Willy is also a pet form (English) of the name Wilmer (English and Scandinavian).

Willy is also a pet form of the name Wilson (English).

Willy is also a pet form of the name Wilton (English).

See also the related category german.

Willy is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, among the group of boy names directly linked to Willy, William was the most regularly used.

Baby names that sound like Willy include Whiley, Wili, Wilie, Willey, Willi, Willie, Wyllie, Wa'il, Waele, Wali, Wallee, Walley, Walli, Wallie, Wally, Walo, Wellie, Wheelie, Whylie, and Wiley.

† Pronunciation for Willy: W as in "we (W.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)"

Details of famous persons named Willy:
Fictional Character Willy Wonka, born 1964.
Killer Whale Free Willy, born Keiko, 12 December 2003.


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