Home > Wil


What does Wil mean?

Wil Pronunciation of Wil [wil] as a name for boys is of English derivation. Wil is an alternate form of Willie (English).


Wil has 1 variant: Will.

1 more alternative form via Willie: Willy.

Creative forms:
(male) Weil, Wel, ..

(female) Whel, Wilo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Wil Braxten (W.B.), ..

How popular is Wil?

Wil is an unusual given name for males but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#126400 out of 150436, Top 84%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Wil (unlisted) rated in the Top 2000 are Will (#834 last year), Willie (#775) and Willy. Adoption of these relations of Wil was more pronounced among parents a century ago (average #545) and is now significantly diminished (#1203, 98%), with forms such as Willie becoming less trendy. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Will, Willie, Willy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Will outside U.S.

Similar Names

Wil is pronounced similarly to Al, Ole, Olle, Ull, Wole, Yael, Yale, Yoel and Yule. Other recommended names are Gil, Wild, Wim and Win. These names tend to be more frequently used than Wil.