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Gender: Female Meaning of Willoughby: "farm near the willows" Origin of Willoughby: English

The name Willoughby is a girl's name meaning "farm near the willows". Willoughby and is often added to user-created lists like Tomboy Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

With Willow and Willa becoming more popular for girls, surname-name Willoughby could be a more unusual alternative. Its full form sounds appropriate for both genders, but can be shortened for girls to Willow, Willa, or even Bee.

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Famous People Named Willoughby

Holly Marie Willoughby, British ITV presenter and model

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