Willow Meaning and Origin
The name Willow is a girl’s name meaning “tree” and is of English origin. The word willow is derived from Middle English wilghe, wilowe from the Old English welig from wei- “to bend, to twist.” Willow trees are known for their flexible and graceful appearance. In mythology, the willow tree symbolizes nature, fertility, and life. As a given name Willow is very modern only coming into use in the late 19th century when, floral and tree names such as Rose, Hazel, and Magnolia were becoming popular. Current Popularity: #48.
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