Willy Name Meaning and Origin

Willy is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘Germanic’ origin. The baby name Willy means “Strong Mind And Protection”.


Willy Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Germanic”



Willy is a Boy name.



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


Willy Name Meaning:

Willy is a diminutive of William. The name William is a very common English name, originating in Germanic languages. It is derived from the words ‘wil’, which means ‘of strong mind’, and ‘helm’, which translates into ‘a helmet’.



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

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Famous people with this name:

Willy Brandt (born Herbert Ernst Karl Frahm), German chancellor and Nobel Peace Prize winner;

Willy Martin Ernst Rohr, German WWI army officer;

Willy DeVille (born William Paul Borsey Jr.), American singer-songwriter of band Mink DeVille;

William S. “Willy” Eisenhart, American art writer;

Willy Ley, German-American science writer;

Willy, pen name of Henry Gauthier-Villars, French writer and husband of novelist Colette;

Willy Moon (born William George Sinclair), New Zealand pop singer;

Willebrord Jan Frans Maria “Willy” Vandersteen, German cartoonist;

Willy Munyoki Mutunga, former Chief Justice of Kenya;

Willy Will (born William Hodge II), American music producer




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