Surname distribution maps for Willis
There are approximately 38,231 people named Willis in the UK. That makes it the 231th most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 605 are named Willis.
Willis in the 1881 Census
Willis in the 21st Century
The maps, if available, show both where there are more people named Willis and where they are most concentrated.
The distributions are shown by means of coloured dots centred on the various British counties. The dots relate to the county as a whole, not to any specific location within the county.
For the 1881 census, the counties used are those which existed at the time and were recorded on the census data. For the 21st century stats, the traditional or ceremonial counties are used in order to avoid distortions caused by unitary authority cities.
The darker the colour, the more people in that county are named Willis.
The larger the dot, the greater the proportion of people in that county are named Willis.
Hovering over the dots will give you the individual statistics for that county.