Diminutive of William
"resolute protection"

Willy Origin and Meaning

The name Willy is a boy's name .


# 980 in the US

Willy Rank in US Top 1000

Famous People Named Willy

  • Willy Brandt (born Herbert Ernst Karl Frahm)German chancellor and Nobel Peace Prize winner
  • Willy Martin Ernst RohrGerman WWI army officer
  • Willy DeVille (born William Paul Borsey Jr.)American singer,songwriter of band Mink DeVille
  • William S. "Willy" EisenhartAmerican art writer
  • Willy LeyGerman,American science writer
  • Willypen name of Henry Gauthier,Villars, French writer and husband of novelist Colette
  • Willy Moon (born William George Sinclair)New Zealand pop singer
  • Willebrord Jan Frans Maria "Willy" VandersteenGerman cartoonist
  • Willy Munyoki Mutungaformer Chief Justice of Kenya
  • Willy Will (born William Hodge II)American music producer

Willy in Pop Culture

  • Willy Wonkacharacter in "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and American candy brand
  • "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" 1971 film
  • Willywhale in the "Free Willy" movie series
  • Willysailor in British animated series "Captain Pugwash"
  • "Willy" song by Joni Mitchell
  • Willy Lomanin Arthur Miller's plat "Death of a Salesman"