Willard Name Meaning and Origin

Willard is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘Germanic’ origin. The baby name Willard means “Strong Desire”.


Willard Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Germanic”



Willard is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “WIL + ard”


Willard Name Meaning:

Willard is the modern variant of an Old English personal name ‘Wilheard’, derived from the Germanic words ‘wil’, which means ‘desire’, and ‘hard’, which means ‘strong or hardy’



It is a Christian baby name.





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Famous people with this name:

Willard Carroll “Will” Smith Jr., American actor and rapper;

(Willard) Mitt Romney, American politician and businessman;

Willard Richards, American Mormon leader;

(Josiah) Willard Gibbs, American chemist;

Willard Frank Libby, American physical chemist;

Willard Sterling Boyle, Canadian physicist and Nobel Prize winner;

Willard Herman Scott, Jr., American actor;

Willard Van Orman Quine, American philosopher and logician;

Willard Huyck, American screenwriter and director;

John Willard “Bill” Marriott, founder of Marriott International;

Willard Ford (b. 1969), son of actor Harrison Ford;

Willard Carroll “Trey” Smith III (b. 1992), son of actor Will Smith




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