Willoughby Name Meaning & Origin
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I see this name regularly in the birth announcements section of UK newspapers like the Times and Telegraph. I only ever see it bestowed on baby boys, but in real life the only Willoughby I know is female, in her 30s, and gets called Willow.
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From a surname that was originally derived from a place name meaning "willow town" in Old English
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John Willoughby, one of the main characters in Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility"
Willoughby, doting big brother to young bunny Willa in Joyce Dunbar's "Tell Me Something Happy Before I Go To Sleep" and "Tell Me What It's Like To Be Big"
Willoughby the Dog, an animated character from Looney Tunes