Will Family History
Will Name Meaning
English: from the Middle English personal name Will a short form of William . This surname is now commonly found in Scotland in Aberdeenshire Angus and Kincardineshire. English: topographic name for someone who lived by a spring or stream from Middle English wel wel(l)e wille in a southwestern dialect form. This surname is found predominantly in the south and southwestern parts of the country. Compare Well English: nickname from Middle English iwil wil(l)e ‘agreeable pleasing’. German: from a short form of any of various ancient Germanic personal names beginning with wil ‘will desire’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022