Gender: Male Origin of Willis: Diminutive of William Meaning of William: English from German, "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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heatherelainediamond Says:


This is my daughter's middle name in honor of my mother's maiden name (Eva Willis). My coming baby will have my husband's mother's maiden name as a middle: Lewis. I love the sound of these and would happily move them into the first name category for girls...Willis is so soft and sweet. Of course, no one (not even my daughter) has yet to agree with me. But to me, Willis is the fresh version of Willow.