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Willy Wonka is a chocolatier.
-- IAmGuntherPlease  11/22/2005
Willy Kyrklund is a Finland-Swedish author, born 1921 in Helsinki, Finland, living in Uppsala, Sweden. Honorary doctor at Uppsala university in 1994.
-- Anonymous User  12/21/2005
I think that it is a very cute nickname when you are a young boy; when you are a teenager it is funny and memorable; and when you are an adult, it is time to switch to William.
-- Riley115  12/29/2005
Famous bearer is Willy Brandt (born Herbert Ernst Karl Frahm), Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1969 to 1974. He received the Nobel Peace Prize.
-- Anonymous User  3/26/2006
This dreadful nickname will forever be associated with the male organ. Billy or Will would be much better.
-- Anonymous User  6/30/2006
Listen to the German pronunciation of Willy here:
-- _satu_  10/24/2006
Bad idea!
-- DontDissMadison  5/1/2007
The kid will be teased and teased and teased. Don't even go there. Off this name, right now! Off you go!
-- Anonymous User  5/14/2010
Works great with brother Dick!
-- viviana  11/23/2010
The name Willy was given to 44 baby boys born in the US in 2012.
-- Oohvintage  7/20/2013
Don't people know that this is slang?
It refers to a male's penis for crying out loud. It's just as bad as naming a kid 'Dick' or 'Jackin'.
-- ThatMazerunnerfan  9/11/2014
In my country Willie or Willy is just a normal name for man or woman. A bit like John or Janet.
Willie is my mother's name. Short for Wilhelmina.
-- Kaat5  6/10/2015
I've known several Willy's, but never once associated it with (nor heard it associated with) male genitalia until I came on this website. So I think it's a fine nickname.
-- Kathy D.  6/11/2015
This is dreadful even as a nickname! I would never name my kid something that is vulgar slang.
-- Anonymous User  11/29/2015
I really love name Willy. It's the name of my favourite character in Tim Burton's movie 'Charlie and the chocolate factory' Willy Wonka. I would give my son the name Willy even though I live in Slovenia where there is the more popular variant Vili. But still I would name him Willy Edward- I think it goes together perfectly. As the feminine form I think it would go Willow (her nickname could be Willy) as much as I like Lilly and other forms.
-- avaGurl112  9/3/2016
I like the name Willy, it's my dog's name. I've never heard of it being a slang word. It's a shame, there's nothing wrong with the name itself.
-- Kayla69  12/18/2016
My name is WILLY..
I'm Malaysian...
Born at 1990
Jesus Blessed me
-- Anonymous User  4/29/2017

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