The 50 Best Middle Names for Willow

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Tell me if this sounds familiar…

You’ve spent hours and hours researching the perfect name (and Willow is a beautiful one!), only to realize you’ve completely forgot to consider what your baby’s middle name should be.

The middle name is actually really important for a few reasons — not least of which is that it forms the critical middle initial.

But in any case, you’ve come to the right place.

I’ve been putting together my middle name matcher series. So with a quick glance, you can find the perfect middle name for your daughter!

Without any further ado, here are the best middle names for a girl named Willow.

I’ve compiled these from baby name databases, parent discussion forums, and other sources then whittled them down to the ones I personally think sound the best.

Hope it helps!

Middle name ideas for a girl named Willow

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Let’s get directly into the list.

You may or may not fall in love with one of the options below, but I hope it’s a good starting point that sparks your imagination. These were some of the best suggestions from real parents, including moms and dads of real Willows.


  1. Willow Alexandra

  2. Willow Amelie

  3. Willow Ann

  4. Willow Belle

  5. Willow Bethany

  6. Willow Brooke

  7. Willow Camille

  8. Willow Catherine

  9. Willow Celeste

  10. Willow Claire

  11. Willow Daphne

  12. Willow Dawn

  13. Willow Elise

  14. Willow Elizabeth

  15. Willow Eve

  16. Willow Evelyn

  17. Willow Faye

  18. Willow Felicity

  19. Willow Grace

  20. Willow Hazel

  21. Willow Isabelle

  22. Willow Jade

  23. Willow Jane

  24. Willow Jean

  25. Willow June

  26. Willow Kate

  27. Willow Kelsey

  28. Willow Kira

  29. Willow Lara

  30. Willow Leigh

  31. Willow Louise

  32. Willow Madeline

  33. Willow Mae

  34. Willow Marguerite

  35. Willow Marie

  36. Willow Meredith

  37. Willow Michelle

  38. Willow Noelle

  39. Willow Olivia

  40. Willow Paige

  41. Willow Pearl

  42. Willow Penelope

  43. Willow Rose

  44. Willow Sage

  45. Willow Skye

  46. Willow Sophia

  47. Willow Tessa

  48. Willow Thea

  49. Willow Vivienne

  50. Willow Zara

My favorite middle names for Willow are Willow Grace and Willow Skye. I just like how these names flow together so well when you say them aloud with the name Willow.

There are so many choices, though, so you should pick the ones that sound the best to you!

Meaning of the name Willow

According to BabyCenter, Willow is of English origin and means “freedom” and “tree.” Some other popular meanings of the name are “slender” and “grace.” These meanings make sense when you picture a beautiful weeping willow tree.

The name Willow stayed at number 50 on the popularity list for girl names for 2020. It’s often associated with being a peaceful name.

Some famous Willows are singer and songwriter Willow Camille Reign Smith, the daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, and the fictional character Willow Rosenberg in the popular series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Wrapping Up

Didn’t find “the one” on my list?

Use it as a jumping off point for your own research, or consider some other great girl names like Luna, Ava, or Olivia.

And here’s another tip — you can also try using some of your second and third choices first names as middle names. They often work great!

Before you go, check out some more guides for expecting parents like:

Hope this helps!