What does Willard mean?
Willard▼ has 1 variant: Willerd.
For more on this name, see also the related boy name William.
Willard is a very popular first name for males (#280 out of 1220, Top 23%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#1557 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Willard for boys. Willard reached its top rank of #85 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
William (#5 the previous year) is the only other prominent varying form of Willard listed in the Top 1000. These boy names reached the height of their popularity during 1910-1919 (usage of 0.9565%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.4975%, down 48%), with the version Willard becoming less fashionable. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the boy name Willard and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)