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