WHAT IT MEANS: Willow: just as is says!
WHERE IT ORIGINATED: It originates from the Old English word “welig,” which originally referred to the willow tree.
POTENTIAL NICKNAMES: Willa is a sweet name in its own right that also works as a short version of the name.
KNOW THIS: The willow figures prominently in folklore and mythology of many cultures. Ethnic Romani people believed the willow to heal the sick and restore youth to the aged.
POP CULTURE CONNECTION: Actress Alyson Hannigan played Willow Rosenberg on the popular television show “Buffy, the Vampire Slayer.”