Name: Willy

Origin and Meaning of the Name Willy

  • Meaning:
    Will, desire + helmet, protection
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Will, desire + helmet, protection
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (WIL ee)
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Miscellaneous Info for Willy

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Willy is a nickname for William. It is much less common than it was, most likely due to the word being slang for penis.

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