What does Willene mean?
Willene \wi-lle-ne\ as a name for girls. Willene's name origin is Old German, and the meaning of Willene is "determined protector". Willene is a derivative of Wilhelmina (Old German). A slightly rare name for kids.
Willene▼ has 49 more different forms via Wilhelmina: Billa, Billee, Billey, Billie▼, Billy▼, Ellma, Elma▼, Felmine, Guglielma, Guillelmina, Guillelmine, Guillema, Guillemette, Guillemine, Helma, Helmina, Helminette, Min, Mina▼, Minna▼, Minnie▼, Minny, Valma, Velma▼, Vilhelmina, Villhelmina, Villhelmine, Vilma▼, Wilhelmine▼, Willa▼, Willabella, Willabelle, Willamina, Willamine, Willemina, Willetta, Willette, Williamina, Willie▼, Williebelle, Willmina, Willmine, Willy, Willybella, Wilma▼, Wilmette, Wilmina, Wilna and Wylma.
Willene is a very popular first name for females (#2088 out of 4276, Top 49%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Willene for girls. Willene was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its top rank of #781 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Prominent related forms of Willene are Willa (#549 in 2014), Mina (#687), Wilhelmina, Wilhelmine, Wilma, Willie, Vilma, Velma, Elma, Billy, Helma, Minna, Minnie and Billie. Usage of these girl names was at its apex during 1900-1909 and is now much lower, with versions like Wilhelmine, Wilhelmina, Willene, Willie and Wilma becoming somewhat outmoded. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Willene and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Willene▼ is alike in pronunciation to Aileene, Ailene, Allene▼, Eileene, Eilene, Ellene, Illene and Wilone. Another suggested similar baby name is Jillene. These names tend to be less frequently used than Willene.