Meaning and name origin
Wills \wi(l)-ls\ as a boy's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Wills is "determined protector". Wills is a variant of William (Old German): from wil meaning "will", "desire" and helm meaning "helmet", "protection".
Wills is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1170 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Wills and its source form. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is William (#5). (2014 statistics).
Wills is also pronounced similarly to Wells and Willes. Other suggested similar baby names are Mills, Sills, Wallas, Wallis, Wilek, Will▼, Willess, Willi, Willis▼, Williss and Willy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Wills.