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What does Willes mean?

Willes Pronunciation of Willes as a name for boys is of Old English origin. Willes is a variant form of Willis (Old English): pet form of William.

ASSOCIATED WITH Wil-, old english


RELATED FORMS VIA WILLIS Will, Willess, Willie, Williss, Willy



Willes Kyron (W.K.), ..

How popular is Willes?

Willes is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#35187 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Willes (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) are Willie (#775 VIA LATEST LIST), Will (#834), Willis (#1985) and Willy. These forms of Willes were favored as baby names a century ago (USAGE OF 1.7%) and are now significantly less conventional, with forms such as Willie becoming somewhat outmoded. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Willes is pronounced similarly to Wells and Wills. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Akilles, Bille, Dalles, Delles, Dillen, Ghilles (see Gillies), Giles, Gillen, Gilles, Gilley, Gillies, Gillis, Hillel, Hiller, Jiles, Miles, Millen, Miller, Mills, Niles, Sills, Villem, Wallas, Waller, Wallis, Wilber, Wilde, Wilder, Wilek, Wiley, Wilkes, Wilkie, Will, Willem, Willerd, Willess, Willet, Willets, Willett, Willey, Willi, Willie, Willis, Williss, Willkes, Willkie, Willmer, Willy and Wilmer. These names tend to be more commonly used than Willes.