US Popularity:2471
Meaning:Desiring peace; Determined protector; Helmet, protection
Will, though unassuming, is a beloved title steeped in Old English, Old French, and Germaniac origins. This masculine title comes from William, which means “desiring peace, determined protector,” and “helmet, protection,” but may also stem from names like Wilfred and Willis. Will has been a championing title for almost a millennium, having been introduced to the English language in 1066 by the Norman Conquest. This was led by William the Conqueror, who became King of England after his triumph. Will exudes charm and simplicity, a humble-sounding name that will suit a strong being who is confident yet down-to-earth. Will is a stellar choice if you’d like a name that perfectly blends sophistication with adorableness.

Famous People Named Will

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  • Will Smith

Will Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Will is currently #1592 on The Bump
Boy:Will is currently #455 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Will is currently #2471 in U.S. births
Boy:Will is currently #823 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 228
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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