Last name: WILL

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WILL : This last name is indexed 145,541 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

WILL : 1: English: from the Middle English personal name Will a short form of William. This surname is now commonly found in Scotland in Aberdeenshire Angus and Kincardineshire.2: English: topographic name for someone who lived by a spring or stream from Middle English wel wel(l)e wille in a southwestern dialect form. This surname is found predominantly in the south and southwestern parts of the country. Compare Well 1.3: English: nickname from Middle English iwil wil(l)e ‘agreeable pleasing’.4: German: from a short form of any of various ancient Germanic personal names beginning with wil ‘will desire’.

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