What does Willette mean?
Willette \wi(l)-lette, will(et)-te\ as a name for girls is of Old German derivation, and Willette means "determined protector". Willette is a variation of Wilhelmina (Old German). A name for babies that is not usually used.
Willette has 17 related variations via Wilhelmina: Billee, Billey, Billie▼, Guillemette, Wileen, Willa▼, Willabelle, Willamine, Willeen, Willemina, Willene▼, Willetta, Willie▼, Willmina, Willmine, Willy and Wilmette.
Willette is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2735 out of 4276, Top 64%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#6776 out of 88799, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Willette and corresponding names. Willa (#549 in 2014), Willie, Willene, Billie and Wilhelmina are the prominent related forms of Willette (#unlisted). These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1930-1939 and are now significantly less widespread, with the forms Willene, Billie, Wilhelmina, Willie and Willa falling out of fashion. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)