Willo name meaning

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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Willo

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From Proto-Germanic *wiljô (“desire, will”), from Proto-Indo-European *welh₁- (“to choose, wish”).

  1. will, wish, desire

Notable Persons Named Willo

Notable Persons Named Willo

Willo Flood

Willo Flood is a soccer player for the Aberdeen F.C., Cherry Orchard F.C., Manchester City F.C., Rochdale A.F.C., Coventry City F.C., Cardiff City F.C., Dundee United F.C., Celtic F.C., Middlesbrough F.C., Republic of Ireland national under-19 football team, and Republic of Ireland national un. Willo was born on April 10th, 1985 in Dublin, Ireland.

Willo Davis Roberts

Willo was born on May 29th, 1928. Willo is also known as Davis and Willo (birth name). She passed away on November 19th, 2004.

Willo McDonagh

Willo McDonagh is a soccer player for the Free agent, Bohemian F.C., Carlisle United F.C., Shamrock Rovers F.C., Glentoran F.C., Glenavon F.C., Armagh City F.C., Monaghan United F.C., Longford Town F.C., and Shelbourne F.C. Willo was born on March 14th, 1983 in Dublin.


Fun Facts about the name Willo

  • How Popular is the name Willo? Willo is the 15,063rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Willo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 598 babies born with the first name Willo in the United States. That's more than enough people named Willo to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Willo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1911 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Willo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Willo is Thursday, December 31st, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Willo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Willo was in 1924 with a total of 23 babies.
  • Random Willo Factoid: According to the 1935 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Willo is not a popular baby girl's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Alabama have the same name in 1935.
  • Weird things about the name Willo: The name spelled backwards is Olliw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Oiwll. How do you pronounce that?
  • Willo name meaning

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