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What does Willess mean?

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

ASSOCIATED WITH Wil-, old english


OTHER FORMS VIA WILLIS Will, Willes, Willie, Williss, Willy



Willess Gabriel (W.G.), ..

How popular is Willess?

Willess is a rare first name for men but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#127186 out of 150436, Top 85%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Will (#834 IN 2015), Willie (#775), Willis (#1985) and Willy are the popular varying forms of Willess (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Willess was at its peak 115 years ago (USAGE OF 1.7%) and is now much diminished. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

Willess is pronounced similarly to Aloess, Elliss, Wallas, Wallis, Willis and Williss. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Bayless, Baylless (see Bayless), Corless, Gilles, Gilliss, Holliss, Waller, Wells, Wilber, Wilbert, Wilde, Wilder, Wilek, Wiley, Wilhelm, Wilkes, Wilkins, Will, Willard, Willbur, Willem, Willerd, Willes, Willet, Willets, Willett, Willey, Willi, William, Williams, Willie, Willkes, Willkie, Willkins (see Wilkinson), Willmar (see Wilmer), Willmer, Wills, Willson, Willy, Wilmer and Winters. These names tend to be more frequently used than Willess.