What does Willa mean?
(female) Walla, Wisla, ..
(male) Willad, Willan, ..
How popular is Willa?
Willa is a very prominent first name for women (#688 out of 4276, Top 16%) and a slightly less prominent surname for both adults and children (#131366 out of 150436, Top 87%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the birth name history of Willa for girls. Willa reached its top position of #293 in the U.S. in the 1930s, and is currently at #481. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with similar and related girl names. Below is a graphed analysis of the statistics of the girl name Willa and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Willa (#481 from recent data) appearing in the Top 2000 are Billie, Twyla, Wilhelmina (#1619 from recent data) and William. These forms of Willa were at the peak of their popularity 85 years ago (average #466) and have become significantly less common since, with forms like Billie becoming less trendy. Willa is the most fashionable name for newborns in this compilation.
Willa▲ is alike in pronunciation to Aila, Ailee, Ailey, Ailie, Ala, Alea, Alia▲, Alli, Alya, Ayla▲, Eilah, Eily, Ellia, Elly, Eula▼, Huella, Ila▼, Illia, Olla, Ula, Ulla, Wally, Willie▼, Willow▲ and Yula. Other recommended names are Bella, Billa, Calla, Cilla, Csilla, Dalla, Della▼, Diella, Dila, Dilla, Fiala, Fila, Galla, Gila, Giula, Hella, Kalla, Lalla, Lila▲, Lilla▼, Lolla, Mella, Mila▲, Milla, Mirla, Neilla, Nella, Pella, Quilla, Rilla▼, Shilla, Simla, Tulla, Twilla, Valla, Walda, Wallda, Welda, Wellda, Wilda▼, Willda, Willma, Wilma▼, Wilna, Wilona, Wina, Winola, Wylma, Zila and Zilla. These names tend to be less frequently used than Willa.See names in meaning and etymology.