Willie

Willie - A very unique male name



  Apr 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Willie appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #11. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Willie and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Willie? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Willie. The baby boy name Willie was given to 327 baby boys in 2012, ranking #641 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 5,019 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Willie peaked in popularity 109 years ago in 1910 on position 11.



Famous with this name

Willie Nelson
Willie Andréason
Willie Garson


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Willie is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Willie is currently topping the baby name charts in Alabama at position #227 - and is the least popular in Pennsylvania at position #1,318.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Willie is where you live.


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Willie origin and meaning

Willie is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Willie, pop culture references for the name Willie and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Willie

We've found the following names that sound similar to Willie, sorted by popularity.

Will / Wiley / Wally / Wylie / Willy / Wali / Wilho / Wil / Wael /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012641
2011602
2010618
2009615
2008567
2007546
2006510
2005526
2004497
2003445
2002432
2001414
2000408
1999386
1998351
1997337
1996328
1995319
1994295
1993272
1992241
1991223
1990221
1989201
1988191
1987185
1986180
1985170
1984166
1983156
1982146
1981142
1980130
1979127
1978121
1977126
1976123
1975119
1974120
1973110
1972110
1971115
1970103
1969103
196896
196792
196694
196594
196491
196394
196289
196186
196081
195979
195870
195763
195659
195554
195453
195349
195248
195145
195042
194941
194840
194742
194641
194531
194431
194336
194237
194136
194036
193933
193834
193732
193632
193530
193430
193332
193231
193131
193029
192930
192829
192727
192628
192527
192430
192330
192228
192134
192030
191923
191829
191731
191631
191530
191425
191324
191222
191115
191011

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Alabama227
Mississippi250
Florida329
Louisiana370
Georgia379
Kentucky398
Tennessee416
Missouri434
Illinois452
Arkansas469
Michigan488
North Carolina560
South Carolina609
Minnesota679
Ohio753
Indiana803
Texas821
New Jersey848
California985
New York1109
Virginia1112
Pennsylvania1318

Even more about Willie


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Willie a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Willie?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1910
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Willie
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 5,019
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +327

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