Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Old German or Old English name derived from the elements willo "will, desire" and hadu "battle, combat". This was the name of an 8th-century Northumbrian saint active in Frisia and Saxony.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesVillads(Danish)

Name Days

Austria: November 8


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 1601.
Entry updated December 7, 2022