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Type Surname (from given name)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. WIL-is
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Meaning & History

Derived from the given name WILLIAM. A famous bearer of this surname is actor Bruce Willis (1955-).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesWillems, Willemse, Willemsen, Wilms(Dutch) Vilhjálmsson(Icelandic) Mac Uileagóid, McElligott(Irish) Lemmi(Italian) MacWilliam, McWilliam(Scottish)
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