US Popularity:14386
Other Origin(s):Dutch
Meaning:Resolute protector
Not to be confused with British Will, Wil is a German and Dutch name for boys. This sweet and concise title is short for names like Willeke and Wilbert, ultimately derived from Willihelm. Though this three-letter appellation may seem unassuming, it carries the honorable meaning of “resolute protector.” Don’t underestimate its humble appearance—Wil is worthy of a natural-born leader.

Wil Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Wil is currently #14386 in U.S. births
Boy:Wil is currently #5627 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 4093
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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