Meaning and name origin
Willene \wi-lle-ne\ as a girl's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Willene is "determined protector". Willene is a variant of Wilhelmina (Old German): the second element of the source phrase literally refers to a helmet. Somewhat irregularly used as a birth name for girls.
Willene is a very popular first name for females (#2088 out of 4276, Top 49%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Willene for girls. Willene reached its highest rank of #781 in the U.S. in 1930-1939 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Willene and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Willene and Wilhelmina. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Willene▼ is also pronounced similarly to Aileene, Ailene, Allene▼, Eileene, Eilene, Ellene, Illene and Wilone. Another suggested similar baby name is Jillene. These names tend to be less commonly used than Willene.