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Willie

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 668 192 476 #34 boy name
1881 727 229 498 #30 boy name
#94 girl name
1882 832 291 541 #31 boy name
#88 girl name
1883 738 264 474 #34 boy name
#96 girl name
1884 910 332 578 #31 boy name
#93 girl name
1885 926 312 614 #29 boy name
#95 girl name
1886 1,029 388 641 #28 boy name
#88 girl name
1887 969 379 590 #27 boy name
#88 girl name
1888 1,308 522 786 #24 boy name
#79 girl name
1889 1,196 488 708 #25 boy name
#85 girl name
1890 1,336 578 758 #23 boy name
#77 girl name
1891 1,301 562 739 #21 boy name
#78 girl name
1892 1,579 631 948 #19 boy name
#78 girl name
1893 1,530 648 882 #19 boy name
#77 girl name
1894 1,695 709 986 #19 boy name
#75 girl name
1895 1,795 724 1,071 #18 boy name
#78 girl name
1896 1,847 755 1,092 #18 boy name
#76 girl name
1897 1,969 818 1,151 #18 boy name
#70 girl name
1898 2,012 878 1,134 #18 boy name
#71 girl name
1899 1,894 806 1,088 #18 boy name
#73 girl name
1900 3,464 1,351 2,113 #14 boy name
#58 girl name
1901 2,195 901 1,294 #16 boy name
#68 girl name
1902 2,636 1,071 1,565 #14 boy name
#64 girl name
1903 2,468 1,014 1,454 #14 boy name
#67 girl name
1904 2,863 1,188 1,675 #14 boy name
#61 girl name
1905 3,067 1,285 1,782 #13 boy name
#59 girl name
1906 2,989 1,233 1,756 #13 boy name
#59 girl name
1907 3,362 1,394 1,968 #13 boy name
#56 girl name
1908 3,335 1,371 1,964 #13 boy name
#59 girl name
1909 3,724 1,549 2,175 #13 boy name
#54 girl name
1910 4,693 1,796 2,897 #11 boy name
#56 girl name
1911 4,129 1,637 2,492 #14 boy name
#61 girl name
1912 5,775 2,267 3,508 #22 boy name
#61 girl name
1913 6,024 2,264 3,760 #24 boy name
#65 girl name
1914 7,468 2,759 4,709 #25 boy name
#66 girl name
1915 8,474 3,041 5,433 #30 boy name
#72 girl name
1916 8,776 3,116 5,660 #30 boy name
#73 girl name
1917 9,133 3,381 5,752 #31 boy name
#72 girl name
1918 10,404 3,867 6,537 #29 boy name
#70 girl name
1919 10,992 4,050 6,942 #23 boy name
#61 girl name
1920 10,704 3,815 6,889 #29 boy name
#74 girl name
1921 10,237 3,747 6,490 #34 boy name
#74 girl name
1922 10,791 3,885 6,906 #28 boy name
#70 girl name
1923 10,622 3,963 6,659 #30 boy name
#67 girl name
1924 10,691 3,989 6,702 #30 boy name
#68 girl name
1925 11,071 3,947 7,124 #27 boy name
#68 girl name
1926 10,641 3,822 6,819 #28 boy name
#73 girl name
1927 10,851 3,882 6,969 #27 boy name
#71 girl name
1928 10,262 3,442 6,820 #29 boy name
#74 girl name
1929 9,929 3,320 6,609 #29 boy name
#76 girl name
1930 9,686 3,016 6,670 #29 boy name
#87 girl name
1931 8,549 2,595 5,954 #31 boy name
#93 girl name
1932 9,210 2,659 6,551 #31 boy name
#91 girl name
1933 8,431 2,446 5,985 #32 boy name
#93 girl name
1934 8,733 2,388 6,345 #30 boy name
#100 girl name
1935 8,697 2,369 6,328 #30 boy name
#100 girl name
1936 8,239 2,228 6,011 #32 boy name
1937 8,425 2,193 6,232 #32 boy name
1938 8,100 2,018 6,082 #34 boy name
1939 8,253 1,951 6,302 #33 boy name
1940 8,107 1,937 6,170 #36 boy name
1941 8,385 1,857 6,528 #36 boy name
1942 9,159 2,067 7,092 #37 boy name
1943 9,173 1,995 7,178 #36 boy name
1944 9,083 1,895 7,188 #31 boy name
1945 8,806 1,776 7,030 #31 boy name
1946 9,016 1,686 7,330 #40 boy name
1947 9,678 1,684 7,994 #42 boy name
1948 9,639 1,669 7,970 #40 boy name
1949 9,445 1,531 7,914 #41 boy name
1950 9,065 1,340 7,725 #42 boy name
1951 8,483 1,271 7,212 #45 boy name
1952 8,406 1,202 7,204 #48 boy name
1953 8,209 1,157 7,052 #49 boy name
1954 7,950 1,109 6,841 #53 boy name
1955 7,560 930 6,630 #54 boy name
1956 7,422 933 6,489 #58 boy name
1957 7,000 786 6,214 #63 boy name
1958 6,390 698 5,692 #70 boy name
1959 6,001 631 5,370 #78 boy name
1960 5,830 590 5,240 #81 boy name
1961 5,284 502 4,782 #86 boy name
1962 5,010 470 4,540 #89 boy name
1963 4,600 407 4,193 #93 boy name
1964 4,557 405 4,152 #89 boy name
1965 4,137 335 3,802 #93 boy name
1966 3,827 278 3,549 #93 boy name
1967 3,634 243 3,391 #92 boy name
1968 3,315 205 3,110 #96 boy name
1969 3,240 195 3,045
1970 3,306 167 3,139
1971 3,001 137 2,864
1972 2,724 131 2,593
1973 2,511 118 2,393
1974 2,326 106 2,220
1975 2,263 89 2,174
1976 2,217 83 2,134
1977 2,228 62 2,166
1978 2,200 67 2,133
1979 2,214 61 2,153
1980 2,231 63 2,168
1981 2,022 54 1,968
1982 2,016 56 1,960
1983 1,807 45 1,762
1984 1,660 54 1,606
1985 1,608 34 1,574
1986 1,527 37 1,490
1987 1,519 42 1,477
1988 1,463 35 1,428
1989 1,498 38 1,460
1990 1,393 16 1,377
1991 1,333 14 1,319
1992 1,233 22 1,211
1993 1,087 25 1,062
1994 957 17 940
1995 835 11 824
1996 811 11 800
1997 781 8 773
1998 747 8 739
1999 668 0 668
2000 616 7 609
2001 608 0 608
2002 569 0 569
2003 557 0 557
2004 491 0 491
2005 481 0 481
2006 505 0 505
2007 475 6 469
2008 457 0 457
2009 403 5 398
2010 384 0 384
2011 390 0 390
2012 369 0 369
2013 335 5 330
2014 331 0 331
2015 303 0 303

Want to know about the popularity of the Willie baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 594,225 babies born with the name Willie in the United States. That's more than enough Willies to occupy the country of Western Sahara with an estimated population of 567,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 668 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Willie" was in 1947 with a total of 7,994 babies. (That's a lot of baby Willies)

According to the 1913 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Willie" ranks #79 in popularity as a baby boy's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, 17 babies in West Virginia have the same name as you in 1913. Across the entire United States a total of 6,024 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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Willie

The name "Willie" is of German origin, and it means "Strong-willed Warrior". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson is a musician, songwriter, producer, and actor specializing in country, rock, and pop music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1956 to present. Willie was born in 1933 as Willie Hugh Nelson in Abbott, Texas, United States.

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Willie Mays

Willie Mays is a MLB player. Willie was born in 1931 in Westfield, Alabama.

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Willie McGinest

Willie McGinest is a NFL player. Willie was born in 1971 in Long Beach, California.

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Willie Stargell

Willie Stargell is a MLB player. Willie was born in 1940 in Earlsboro, Oklahoma.

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Willie McCovey

Willie McCovey is a MLB player. Willie was born in 1938 in Mobile, Alabama.

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Willie Randolph

Willie Randolph is a MLB player. Willie was born in 1954 in Holly Hill, South Carolina.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Willie

Willie Aames
Willie Cauley Stein
Willie Geist
Willie T's Lobster Shack
Willie Horton
Willie Lynch
Willie Robertson

Alternative Meanings

W is for wise, more tomorrow that today.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

I is for intense, your zest of living.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

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

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Past life for Willie born Nov 22, 1922

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Australia approximately on 1725. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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