Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Willette

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Alt. Meaning

W is for wisdom, you acquire with age.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

L is for love, everlasting.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

T is for treasure, that of your friendship.

E is for early, promptness is a virtue

Notable Persons Named Willette

Notable Persons Named Willette

Willette Kershaw

Willette Kershaw was an actress. She was most prominent from 1905 to 1928. Willette was born Willette Kershaw on June 17th, 1882 in Clifton Heights, St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. She breathed her last breath on May 4th, 1960.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Willette

Notable Persons With the Last Name Willette

JoAnn Willette

JoAnn Willette is an actress and actor. She was most active from 1983 to 1983. JoAnn was born on October 12th, 1963 in Lewiston, Maine, U.S. JoAnn is also known as Jo Ann Willette, Joanne Willette, and Joann Willette.

Doris Willette

Doris was born on February 11th, 1988 in Lafayette, California.

Michael J. Willette

Michael J. Willette is a Member of the Maine House of Representatives for the 5th District and Member of theMaine House of Representativesfor the 5th District.

Alexander R. Willette

Alexander was born on April 2nd, 1989 in Presque Isle, Maine.

Jeff Willette

Jeff was born on April 29th, 1971.


Common last names for Willette

  • Williams
  • Anderson
  • Johnson
  • Moore

Common first names for Willette

  • George
  • Robert
  • Mary
  • Charles
  • John
  • Joseph
  • Richard
  • James
  • Helen
  • Louis
  • Albert
  • Lawrence
  • Leo
  • Elizabeth

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Willette U.S.
  White 93.22% 64.26%
  African American 1.56% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.39% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.86% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.67% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.29% 16.26%

Of Last Name Willette

People with the last name Willette are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Willette

  • How Popular is the name Willette? Willette is the 6,735th most popular name of all time. As a last name Willette was the 8,589th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Willette have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,123 babies born with the first name Willette in the United States. That's more than enough people named Willette to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Willette? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1899 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Willette first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Willette is Wednesday, April 30th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Willette born? The highest recorded use of the first name Willette was in 1965 with a total of 62 babies.
  • Random Willette Factoid: According to the 1967 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Willette is not a popular baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 7 babies in South Carolina have the same name in 1967.
  • Weird things about the name Willette: The name spelled backwards is Ettelliw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Etlteiwl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Willette? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,835 people with the last name Willette.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Willette? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Willette as their last name.
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