Last name: WILLIS

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Last name frequency

WILLIS : This last name is indexed 371,030 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

WILLIS : English:: 1: variant of Will with genitival -s. This surname represents a retention of the second syllable introduced by the addition of the Middle English genitival suffix -es which would have been pronounced in the Middle English period. Compare Wills. In some cases the name is a variant of Willey with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.2: variant of Willows.

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