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Willa meaning and name origin

Willa \wi(l)-la\ as a girl's name is pronounced WIL-ah. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Willa is "will helmet, protection". Feminine form of William.

For more information, see also related names Twyla, Wilhelmina and Billie.

Baby names that sound like Willa are Willy, Ailli, Aila, Alla, Ella, Eila, Illa, Jill, Jilly, Jilli, Olla, Yulla, Ulla, Wally, Willie and Willow. Other similar baby names are Dilla, Billa, Milla, Cilla, Lilla, Rilla, Wilma, Wilda, Willda, Wilna, Willma and Zilla.

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Popularity of Willa

Willa is a very popular first name for women (#688 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of Willa