Willy Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Willey. English: from a pet form of the personal name Will. Americanized spelling of German Willi.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Dilly, Will, Wally, Lilly, Willey, Wiley, Wills, Wilby, Tilly, Cilley

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Willy Family Origin

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Willy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Willy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Willy's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Willy family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willy.

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Willy Historical Records

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Willy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Willy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Willy in 1963 was 63, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Willy

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