Origin: Old German
Meaning: “determined, protector”
variation of William
Variations, Nicknames and Sound Alikes:
Bill, Billie, Billy, Wiley, Will, Willes, Willess, Willie, Williss
Phrases you might say or hear someday:
Willis would never cut school.
I’ve had enough of your nonsense, Willis.
Willis loves my eggplant parmagian.
1. Willis Andrew McGahee III (b. 1981), American football pro
2. Willis Eugene Lamb (1913-2008), Nobel prize-winning
3. Willis Augustus “Ching” Lee, Jr. (1888-1945),
WWII Vice Admiral, U.S. Navy
Willis Middle Names