Given Name WILLY

GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
PRONOUNCED: WIL-ee (English), VI-lee (German), WIL-lee (Dutch), VIL-lee (Dutch)  [details]

Meaning & History

Diminutive of WILLIAM, WILHELM or WILLEM. It is both masculine and feminine in Dutch.
VARIANTS: Bill, Wil, Will, Willie (English), Willi, Wim (German), Elma, Helma, Jelle, Mien, Mina, Pim, Wil, Wilma, Wim (Dutch)
DIMINUTIVES: Billie, Billy (English)
FEMININE FORMS: Wilhelmina (English), Wilhelmina, Wilhelmine (German), Wilhelmina, Willemijn, Willemina (Dutch)
MASCULINE FORMS: Wilhelmus, Willem (Dutch)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Wilhelm, Willahelm (Ancient Germanic), Gwilherm (Breton), Guillem (Catalan), Vilim, Vilko, Vilma (Croatian), Vilém, Vilma (Czech), Vilhelm (Danish), Vilhelmo, Vilĉjo (Esperanto), Villem (Estonian), Vilhelm, Viljami, Jami, Vilhelmi, Vilhelmiina, Vilho, Vili, Viljo, Ville, Vilma (Finnish), Guillaume (French), Vilmos, Vili, Vilma (Hungarian), Vilhjálmur (Icelandic), Uilliam, Liam, Uilleag, Ulick (Irish), Guglielmo (Italian), Vilhelms, Vilis (Latvian), Wöllem, Wullem, Mien, Mina, Wum (Limburgish), Vilhelmas, Vilhelmina (Lithuanian), Illiam (Manx), Wiremu (Maori), Wilkin, Wilky, Wilmot (Medieval English), Vilhelm (Norwegian), Wilhelm (Polish), Guilherme, Vilma (Portuguese), Uilleam (Scottish), Viliam, Vilma (Slovak), Viljem, Vili, Vilko (Slovene), Guillermo, Vilma (Spanish), Vilhelm, Vilhelmina, Ville, Vilma (Swedish), Gwilym, Gwil, Gwilim, Gwillym (Welsh)

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Entry updated July 13, 2010