Last name: WILLETT

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WILLETT : This last name is indexed 50,210 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

WILLETT : 1: English: from the Middle English personal names Wilot Wilet pet forms of Will itself a short form of William.2: English: sometimes a variant of Willard.3: English: perhaps occasionally a habitational name from Willet in Elworthy (Somerset). It is from an earlier name of Doniford Stream which rises at Willet and is probably a compound of Old English wiell will ‘spring’ + an unrecorded gīete ‘stream’.4: Variant of Willette 1 a surname of French origin.

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