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Willoughby

What does Willoughby mean?

Willoughby Pronunciation of Willoughby [willough-by] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Willoughby is "willow farm". Place name. In early England, willows were an important part of the agriculural economy as their pliable branches could be woven into baskets.

Associated with: old english, farm, england.

Variations

Willoughby has 3 variants: Willoughbey, Willoughbie and Willughby.

Creative forms:
(male) Walloughby, ..

(female) Willoughna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Willoughby Quinton (W.Q.), ..

How popular is Willoughby?

Willoughby is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#2130 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Willoughby has not made it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Willoughby name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Gillby, Wellby, Willbur, Willey and Willy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Willoughby.

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