Origin of the name WILLARD.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name WILLARD.
English form of Anglo-Saxon Wilheard
(q.v.), meaning "resolute and stern." (The Romance of Names,
... The extended investigations
which have been made, show that the name Willard, of Saxon
origin, has been extant in Kent and Sussex ever since the Conquest. (New
England Historical and Genealogical Register &c., vol. 13, 1859).