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Where is the Willy family from?
You can see how Willy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Willy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Willy families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Willy families living in Illinois. This was about 17% of all the recorded Willy's in the USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Willy families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Willy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Willy. 25% of Willy men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Willy women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Willy were Carpenter and Stenographer.