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Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 15 Views | 🔊 15 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: English

Meaning: Purposeful Peace

Pronunciation: wil, wɪl, W IH L

Popularity Rank: #1,163

On this page:

  • 1. Will Meaning
  • 2. Will Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Will
  • 4. Translations of Will
  • 5. Will Name Popularity
  • 6. Will popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Will
  • 8. Nicknames for Will
  • 9. Will Name Poster
  • 10. Names similar to Will

Will Meaning

Derived from the Old English name Willa, meaning 'desire' or 'will'. It is often used as a short form of William or Willow.

Will also means "Purposeful Peace, Will-helmet, Will, Desire, Bright, Famous, Desire or will".

Will is commonly found in United States of America, United Kingdom, France, and 89 more countries.

Will Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: wil

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): wɪl

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: W IH L

W: Pronounce as in "we" (W IY)

IH: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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  • French (France)
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  • Russian (Russia)
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  • English (India)
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  • Hindi (India)
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Translations of Will

Will Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Will is recorded 56,349 times globally, ranking it as the 1,163th most common name worldwide.

Will is most prevalent in United States of America, with 22,141 occurrences, making it the 246th most popular name in the country.

In United Kingdom, the name Will is found among 1 in every 34 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Will Popularity by Country

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United States of America#2461 : 82
United Kingdom#1391 : 34
France#9431 : 474
Canada#3091 : 197
Colombia#1,1691 : 813
Netherlands#6631 : 286
Peru#8691 : 811
Brazil#9301 : 723
Ireland#4031 : 152
Hong Kong#5851 : 706
South Africa#2,9481 : 3,995
Malaysia#2,2231 : 3,414
Italy#3,6191 : 2,706
Costa Rica#5731 : 333
China#2291 : 364
Mexico#2,6441 : 2,383
Bolivia#1,0621 : 1,001
Spain#2,4041 : 1,924
Singapore#1,2881 : 2,032
Germany#2,4601 : 1,806
Chile#2,2211 : 2,955
Belgium#2,0081 : 1,528
Guatemala#1,1041 : 1,177
Taiwan#3351 : 1,186
Saudi Arabia#12,8491 : 16,527
Nigeria#4,8681 : 7,943
Cameroon#1,7381 : 3,362
Algeria#7,0071 : 10,729
United Arab Emirates#5,7431 : 8,224
Egypt#16,7311 : 20,855
Panama#1,5511 : 1,921
Macao#7101 : 1,485
Switzerland#2,5381 : 2,660
Morocco#11,4431 : 15,955
Russia#6,4201 : 6,562
Philippines#1,8461 : 4,186
Qatar#5,4131 : 9,132
Japan#1,1261 : 1,786
Portugal#2,0751 : 3,158
Tunisia#9,7011 : 15,453
Ghana#2,2511 : 5,268
Kuwait#9,8791 : 18,650
Oman#12,5841 : 19,219
Argentina#3,7421 : 6,544
Angola#1,2851 : 7,433
Turkey#17,8281 : 32,702
Jamaica#1,4431 : 2,655
Sudan#19,8251 : 44,797
Austria#2,9661 : 3,736
Mauritius#2,8381 : 4,478
India#16,8611 : 36,409
Uruguay#2,8981 : 5,025
Israel#11,3681 : 14,723
Norway#1,9891 : 3,621

List of countries the name Will is rarely found

  • Denmark: 20 occurrences
  • Iraq:20 occurrences
  • Kazakhstan:20 occurrences
  • Iran: 19 occurrences
  • Palestine:19 occurrences
  • Libya:18 occurrences
  • Namibia:18 occurrences
  • Ecuador:17 occurrences
  • Puerto Rico:17 occurrences
  • Bahrain:16 occurrences
  • Luxembourg:16 occurrences
  • Sweden: 16 occurrences
  • Lebanon:15 occurrences
  • Bangladesh: 14 occurrences
  • Finland: 14 occurrences
  • Czechia: 12 occurrences
  • Jordan:10 occurrences
  • Botswana:9 occurrences
  • Poland: 9 occurrences
  • Greece: 8 occurrences
  • Malta:8 occurrences
  • Syrian Arab Republic:8 occurrences
  • Yemen:7 occurrences
  • Albania: 6 occurrences
  • Croatia: 6 occurrences
  • Cyprus: 5 occurrences
  • Hungary: 4 occurrences
  • Maldives: 4 occurrences
  • Brunei Darussalam: 3 occurrences
  • Indonesia: 3 occurrences
  • Lithuania:3 occurrences
  • El Salvador:2 occurrences
  • Azerbaijan:1 occurrences
  • Bulgaria: 1 occurrences
  • Georgia:1 occurrences
  • Honduras:1 occurrences
  • Haiti:1 occurrences
  • Slovenia: 1 occurrences

Will popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Will from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Will

  • Will (Indian)
    Will (Indian) is a Privateer from Spain.
  • Will (comics)
    Will (comics) is a Artist from Belgium.
  • Will (quadrinista)
    Will (quadrinista) is a Artist from Brazil.
  • Will A. Gunn is a Militar from US.
  • Will A. Heelan is a Composer from US.
  • Will Acton is a Hockey from Canada.
  • Will Adams is a Writer from United Kingdom.
  • Will Adamsdale is a Actor from United Kingdom.
  • Will Addison is a Player from Ireland.
  • Will Adkin is a Cricket from United Kingdom.
  • Will Ahern is a Entertainer.
  • Will Aimson is a Football from United Kingdom.
  • Will Ainsworth is a Politician from US.
  • Will Aitken is a Novelist from US.
  • Will Albright is a Racecar from US.
  • Will Alexander (poet)
    Will Alexander (poet) is a Poet from US.
  • Will Allen (cornerback)
    Will Allen (cornerback) is a Football from US.
  • Will Allen (safety)
    Will Allen (safety) is a Football from US.
  • Will Allen (urban farmer)
    Will Allen (urban farmer) is a Basket from US.
  • Will Allen Dromgoole is a Novelist from US.
  • Will Allison is a Novelist from US.
  • Will Allman is a Player from United Kingdom.
  • Will Alma is a Stage from Australia.
  • Will Alsop is a Architect from United Kingdom.
  • Will Alstergren is a Bobsled from Australia.
  • Will Amos is a Liberal from Canada.
  • Will Anderson (singer)
    Will Anderson (singer) is a Singer from US.
  • Will Annan is a Football from United Kingdom.
  • Will Antwi is a Football from United Kingdom.
  • Will Appleton is a Politician from New Zealand.
  • Will Appleyard is a Football from United Kingdom.
  • Will Argunas is a Screenwriter from France.
  • Will Arnett is a Actor from Canada.
  • Will Aronson is a Composer from US.
  • Will Artino is a Basket from US.
  • Will Ashon is a Writer from United Kingdom.
  • Will Ashton is a Painter from Australia.
  • Will Atkinson is a Football from United Kingdom.
  • Will Atkinson (DJ)
    Will Atkinson (DJ) is a Jockey from United Kingdom.
  • Will Atkinson (musician)
    Will Atkinson (musician) is a Music from United Kingdom.
  • Will Attenborough is a Actor from United Kingdom.
  • Will B. Johnstone is a Cartoonist from US.
  • Will Bagley is a Historian from US.
  • Will Baillieu is a Rower from Australia.
  • Will Baker is a Rower from US.
  • Will Barcellos is a Artist.
  • Will Barker is a Film from United Kingdom.
  • Will Barnes is a Basket from US.
  • Will Barnet is a Painter from US.
  • Will Barratt is a Cinematographer from US.

Nicknames for Will

Wild Will, Witty Will, Willpower, Wise Will, Whirlwind Will, Will-o'-the-Wisp, Willster, Will, Winsome Will, Willful Warrior

Will Name Poster

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