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Willie

Willie is a nickname for William, but it can also stand on its own— part of the huge trend of using common nicknames as given names. Willie is a contemporary alternative to stuffy-sounding William or even Bill, and it can always be shorted to Will later on.

Origin

  • english: Resolute protection

Alternative Spellings

Syllables: 2

Famous Namesakes:

Athlete Willie Mays, Musician Willie Nelson, Politician Willie Brown, Athlete Willie Stargell, Athlete Willie McCovey

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