Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Willard m. Old High German willo 'will' + Old Saxon hard, Old High German hart 'strong, hard'.

France
Latin
1200 Wilardi (gen) CartNDdOurscamp LXXVII; 1301 Wilardi (gen) MemPic-vol17 p. 219, Willardus (nom) ibid. p. 208; 1378 Willardo (dat) hanquetvol1 339, Willardus (nom) ibid. 339
Old French
1301 Wilars (nom) MemPic-vol17 p. 242, Willars (nom) ibid. p. 239, Willart (obl) ibid. p. 237
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Willard". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Willard.