Williard name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Williard mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Williard

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Alt. Meaning

W is for wisdom, you acquire with age.

I is for inventor, how many things will you create?

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

L is for luster, your shine.

I is for ideals, no higher!

A is for aspirations, many to be attained

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

Notable Persons Named Williard

Notable Persons Named Williard

Williard Rouse Jillson

Williard was born on May 28th, 1890. He passed away on October 4th, 1975.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Williard U.S.
  White 94.39% 64.26%
  African American 1.40% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.65% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.84% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.31% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.40% 16.26%

Of Last Name Williard

People with the last name Williard are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Williard

  • How Popular is the name Williard? Williard is the 10,354th most popular name of all time. As a last name Williard was the 23,691st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Williard have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,086 babies born with the first name Williard in the United States. That's more than enough people named Williard to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Williard? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Williard first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Williard is Saturday, November 25th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Williard born? The highest recorded use of the first name Williard was in 1915 with a total of 61 babies.
  • Random Williard Factoid: According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Williard is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name in 1922.
  • Weird things about the name Williard: The name spelled backwards is Drailliw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Alidrwil. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Williard? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,069 people with the last name Williard.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Williard? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Williard as their last name since less than 1 person in 278k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Williard name meaning

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