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Willard

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How popular is the baby name Willard in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 88 0 88
1881 94 0 94
1882 83 0 83
1883 92 0 92
1884 89 0 89
1885 95 0 95
1886 80 0 80
1887 95 0 95
1888 123 0 123
1889 100 0 100
1890 89 0 89
1891 101 0 101
1892 121 0 121
1893 118 0 118
1894 122 0 122
1895 113 0 113
1896 152 0 152
1897 143 0 143
1898 142 5 137
1899 151 7 144
1900 181 9 172
1901 136 0 136
1902 164 0 164
1903 170 8 162
1904 188 8 180
1905 194 14 180
1906 189 11 178
1907 207 6 201
1908 238 9 229
1909 232 13 219
1910 275 10 265
1911 353 15 338
1912 737 19 718
1913 946 20 926 #99 boy name
1914 1,330 28 1,302 #92 boy name
1915 2,924 35 2,889 #58 boy name
1916 2,445 32 2,413 #69 boy name
1917 2,229 41 2,188 #80 boy name
1918 2,354 43 2,311 #83 boy name
1919 2,047 33 2,014 #87 boy name
1920 2,120 31 2,089 #88 boy name
1921 2,106 29 2,077 #89 boy name
1922 2,042 24 2,018 #91 boy name
1923 1,968 23 1,945 #92 boy name
1924 1,860 26 1,834 #97 boy name
1925 1,824 29 1,795 #97 boy name
1926 1,834 25 1,809 #100 boy name
1927 1,765 31 1,734
1928 1,641 13 1,628
1929 1,534 21 1,513
1930 1,556 21 1,535
1931 1,402 25 1,377
1932 1,369 12 1,357
1933 1,300 18 1,282
1934 1,185 11 1,174
1935 1,227 13 1,214
1936 1,166 11 1,155
1937 1,178 14 1,164
1938 1,105 11 1,094
1939 1,113 8 1,105
1940 1,148 10 1,138
1941 1,094 9 1,085
1942 1,201 10 1,191
1943 1,236 7 1,229
1944 1,047 9 1,038
1945 963 6 957
1946 1,058 0 1,058
1947 1,032 7 1,025
1948 949 0 949
1949 933 8 925
1950 848 5 843
1951 777 0 777
1952 807 6 801
1953 773 6 767
1954 681 6 675
1955 722 0 722
1956 657 5 652
1957 637 0 637
1958 583 0 583
1959 572 0 572
1960 547 5 542
1961 513 6 507
1962 460 0 460
1963 497 0 497
1964 437 0 437
1965 414 0 414
1966 388 0 388
1967 401 6 395
1968 344 5 339
1969 316 5 311
1970 350 0 350
1971 303 0 303
1972 287 0 287
1973 219 0 219
1974 197 0 197
1975 229 0 229
1976 176 0 176
1977 172 0 172
1978 155 0 155
1979 171 0 171
1980 164 0 164
1981 136 0 136
1982 130 0 130
1983 128 0 128
1984 103 0 103
1985 105 0 105
1986 110 0 110
1987 117 0 117
1988 99 0 99
1989 112 0 112
1990 91 0 91
1991 81 0 81
1992 89 0 89
1993 76 0 76
1994 72 0 72
1995 83 0 83
1996 67 0 67
1997 66 0 66
1998 64 0 64
1999 59 0 59
2000 60 0 60
2001 60 0 60
2002 63 0 63
2003 58 0 58
2004 62 0 62
2005 60 0 60
2006 55 0 55
2007 48 0 48
2008 57 0 57
2009 40 0 40
2010 49 0 49
2011 34 0 34
2012 47 0 47
2013 31 0 31
2014 34 0 34
2015 44 0 44

Want to know about the popularity of the Willard baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 78,073 babies born with the name Willard in the United States. That's more than enough Willards to occupy the country of Dominica with an estimated population of 71,293 (as of May 14, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 88 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Willard" was in 1915 with a total of 2,889 babies. (That's a lot of baby Willards)

According to the 1932 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Willard" ranks #104 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Oregon. Imagine that, 12 babies in Oregon have the same name as you in 1932. Across the entire United States a total of 1,369 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Willard popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Willard" mean? The list below shows the origins of Willard as well as things modernly associated with the name Willard such as celebrities named Willard.

Origin and Meaning of Willard

The name "Willard" is of English origin, and it means "Will brave". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Will Smith

Will Smith is an actor, producer, rapper, and songwriter with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1985 to present. Will was born in 1968 as Willard Carroll Smith, Jr. in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

W is for wise, more tomorrow that today.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

L is for life, that you live so well.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

R is for rational, the way you think.

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

Your name in reverse order is "Dralliw". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Llidarw". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Willard born Nov 23, 1950

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern New Zealand approximately on 775. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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