Willa

Female

Meaning

Feminine Form Of Will

Origin

Germanic

Pronunciation

/ˈwɪlə/

Traits associated with the name Willa:

Dogs named Willa tend to be loving, affectionate, good-natured, and brave. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and courage.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Willa?

It suggests that you have a creative side and enjoy giving your pets unique names. It also suggests that you have a strong connection to nature, as Willa is a name derived from the Old English word for "willow tree."

Is Willa a good dog name?

Willa has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Willa isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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896
New York City Dog Name Database
1,910
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Willa is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Willa was, in the past month, the 1268th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Willa is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Willa was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Willa's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Willa is most adored in West Virginia, Connecticut and Iowa.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Arizona, Minnesota and Oklahoma.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Willa.

Most popular breeds named Willa:

  1. Dalmatian
  2. Schipperke
  3. Queensland Heelers
  4. Rat Terrier
  5. Mastiff

Willa is found in these categories:

cute dog names
cute

Evokes a playful vibe, reminiscent of beloved children's author, Willa Cather.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Harkens back to Pulitzer Prize winner, Willa Cather's era.

posh dog names
posh

Derived from William, it's aristocratic and favored by British royalty.

military dog names
military

Derived from Wilhelmina, it signifies protection and strength, traits associated with armed forces.

Dog names like Willa:

Short Form Of Wilhelmina
Ava
Like A Bird
Beautiful; short for Isabella.
Beautiful
Daphnis and chloe, is an ancient greek novel
Heart, Maiden
Willa dog name meaning

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