What does Willkie mean?
Willkie [willkie] as a name for boys is of Old English and Old German origin, and the name Willkie means "determined protector". Willkie is an alternate form of Wilkes (Old English): probably a short version of Wilkins. Willkie is also a variation of William (Old German): from wil meaning "will".
(male) Walkie, Willwin, ..
(female) Willfre, Willwin, .. Middle name pairings:
Willkie Brody (W.B.), ..
How popular is Willkie?
Willkie is an uncommon first name for men but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#139757 out of 150436, Top 93%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Billie, Wilkie, Will (#834 in 2015), Willem, William (#5), Willie (#775), Willis (#1985) and Willy are the popular varying forms of Willkie (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. These forms of Willkie were favored a century ago (average #824) and have become much less conventional since (#1449, ▼90%), with forms like Willie becoming less in vogue. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Allie▼, Baillie, Birkie (see Birkey), Birlie, Collie, Dickie▼, Finlie, Ghillie, Gillbie (see Gilby), Hallie▼, Hilarie, Hillie, Malakie, Miltie, Nickie, Ollie▼, Rickie▼, Rollie▼, Sollie, Tullie, Wallace▼, Wallie, Wallis, Welbie, Wilde, Wilfrid, Wilfried, Wilkins, Willard▼, Willbur, Willerd, Willes, Willess, Willet, Willets, Willett, Willey, Willfred, Willfrid, Willfried, Williss, Willkins (see Wilkinson), Willmar (see Wilmer), Willmer, Wilmore and Wylie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Willkie.See names in meaning and etymology.