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The name Will is a diminutive form of William.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Will has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Will
Use of the Name Will for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
39,477 12,655 7,375 3,682 2,109 873 441
The table below indicates the number of times the name Will has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Will
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188027588  
1881265507377
1882256668097
188329576  
188428650  
188527624  
188627642  
1887305618599
188828707  
188930631  
189030613  
189134520  
189234607  
189337539  
189439559  
189544485  
189645507  
189744492  
189849474  
189948414  
190043603  
190153364  
190264359  
190375293  
190481287  
190586286  
190692252  
190797260  
190896274  
190999268  
1910114276  
1911147230  
1912214256  
1913222281  
1914240319  
1915251361  
1916265360  
1917282339  
1918280364  
1919274371  
1920294372  
1921291372  
1922304354  
1923291371  
1924305354  
1925299369  
1926311333  
1927332299  
1928310325  
1929335276  
1930353260  
1931368232  
1932358242  
1933362222  
1934371215  
1935311306  
1936353235  
1937356228  
1938370232  
1939377226  
1940393212  
1941386223  
1942415221  
1943441204  
1944397235  
1945430191  
1946442206  
1947464211  
1948436235  
1949452217  
1950445224  
1951488194  
1952485210  
1953495200  
1954502208  
1955580160  
1956549190  
1957522220  
1958572183  
1959548204  
1960527226  
1961531223  
1962557202  
1963517241  
1964509236  
1965547196  
1966532204  
1967586167  
1968521213  
1969566192  
1970534228  
1971563208  
1972587185  
1973543208  
1974535223  
1975536224  
1976542221  
1977558224  
1978548230  
1979509272  
1980519270  
1981560232  
1982527261  
1983565223  
1984594204  
1985616201  
1986628203  
1987594233  
1988610240  
1989589276  
1990589290  
1991593295  
1992653252  
1993633267  
1994660246  
1995639265  
1996621280  
1997634268  
1998577339  
1999505421  
2000510446  
2001549388  
2002549402  
2003534432  
2004529441  
Totals:  39,477 23

During the last 125 years, parents have used Will as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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