Other Origin(s):Scottish
Meaning:Son of Will
A variant of Wilson, Willson is a boy’s name of English and Scottish origin. It means “son of Will,” which is derived from the medieval name William. William comes from the Old German elements wil, meaning “desire,” and helm, meaning “helmet” or “protection.” Willson and its variants have been held by many figures of note, making it a timeless pick for your little one.
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