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Name Willa

Origin:From Old High German words for will, desire and helmet, protectionTools:

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Languages of use:English
US 2020 rank:#348     ... 347:Palmer, 348:Melissa, 349:Willa, 350:Samara, 351:Destiny ...     Full US 2020 list
Similarly written:Cilla, Hilla, Lilla, Milla, Wilda, Will, Willi, Willy, Wilma, Zilla     Details
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About William/Wilhelma, the group of names with the same origin as Willa

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin, male:old German/Germanic two-element name
 very popular throughout Europe during the Middle Ages
 name of several important kings, e.g. William the Conqueror, the first Norman king of England
Words:willio = the will, the desire  Old High German
 helm = the helmet, the protection  Old High German
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:1:William Sweden 2018,  1:Liam Switzerland 2019,  1:Wilma Sweden 2007,  6:Guilherme Brazil 2009,  11:Vilma Finland/Finnish 2015,  12:Guillaume France 1997,  12:Ville Finland/Finnish 2006,  12:Vilho Finland/Finnish 2019,  13:Willy Belgium 2013,  13:Guillermina Argentina 2015
Name variants:Billie, Guglielmina, Guillermina, Gulielma, Minka, Minna, Minnie, Velma, Vilma, Wilhelma, Wilhelmina, Wilhelmine, Willa, Wilma, Bill, Billie, Billy, Guglielmo, Guilhem, Guilherme, Guilielmus, Guillaume, Guillem, Guillermo, Jelle, Jelte, Liam, Lyam, Pim, Vilhelm, Vilho, Vili, Viljami, Viljo, Ville, Villum, Vilmos, Wilhelm, Wilian, Wilko, Will, Willem, Willi, William, Willie, Willy, Wim   Sortable list   Details

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USA yearlyGraph2020 3482019 354,  2018 383,  2017 453,  2016 463,  2015 480,  2014 549,  2013 690,  2012 719,  2011 989,  2010 964