Diminutive of William"resolute protection"
Willis Origin and Meaning
The name Willis is a boy's name.
A common surname almost never used in recent times.
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Famous People Named Willis
- Willis Haviland CarrierAmerican inventor of air conditioning
- Willis Eugene Lamb Jr.American physicist and Nobel prize winner
- Willis Andrew McGahee IIIAmerican NFL football player
- Willis Reed Jr.American basketball player
- Willis Linn JepsonAmerican botanist
- Willis "Gator" JacksonAmerican jazz saxophonist
- Willis BoucheyAmerican character actor
- Bruce WillisAmerican actor
Willis in Pop Culture
- Willis Drummandcharacter on TV's "Diff'rent Strokes" ("Whatchoo talkin' 'bout, Willis?")
- Dr. Ethan Willischaracter from TV's "Code Black," played by Rob Lowe
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