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n. (plural of will English) vb. (en-third-person singular of: will)


Wills is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Alfred Wills (1828–1912), English High Court judge and mountaineer
  • Andrew Wills (b. 1972), Australian rules footballer
  • Anneke Wills (b. 1941), British actress
  • Arthur Wills (musician) (born 1926), English musician, composer and professor
  • Arthur Walters Wills (1868–1948), English politician, MP for North Dorset
  • Bob Wills (1905–1975), American Western swing musician
  • Bump Wills (b. 1952), American Major League baseball player
  • Childe Wills (1878-1940), an early associate of Henry Ford, one of the first Ford Motor Company employees and a contributor to the design of the Model T
  • Chill Wills (1902–1978), American film actor
  • Chris Wills (b. 1978), British gameshow Countdown champion
  • Christopher Wills, American biologist
  • David Wills (disambiguation)
  • Ernest C. Wills, American college baseball coach
  • Frank Wills (architect) (1822–1857), British architect
  • Frank Wills (baseball) (1958–2012), Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Frank Wills (security guard) (1948–2000), security guard that discovered the break-in that led to the Watergate scandal
  • Frederick Wills (disambiguation)
  • Garry Wills (b. 1934), American author and historian
  • George Alfred Wills (1854–1928), President of Imperial Tobacco
  • Harry Wills (1889–1958), American boxer
  • Helen Wills Moody (1905–1998), American tennis player
  • Henry Wills (disambiguation)
  • Horatio Wills (1811-1861), Australian pastoralist and politician, father of Tom Wills
  • James Wills (1790–1868), Irish writer and poet
  • John Wills (d. 1806), Warden of Merton College, Oxford
  • Jonathan Wills (journalist), British journalist
  • Jonathon W. G. Wills, Scottish journalist
  • Josh Wills, member of the American band Story of the Year
  • Kevin Wills (b. 1980), English footballer
  • Lucy Wills (1888–1964), English haematologist
  • Marcus Wills (b. 1972), Australian artist
  • Mark Wills (b. 1973), American country music artist
  • Mary Wills (1914-1997), American film costume designer
  • Maury Wills (b. 1932), American Major League baseball player
  • Michael Wills (b. 1952), English politician
  • Richard Wills (politician) (born 1945), American politician
  • Richard J. Wills Jr (born 1942), a retired bishop of the United Methodist Church
  • Rick Wills (born 1947), British rock musician
  • Robbie Wills (b. 1968) American politician, Arkansas Speaker of the House (2009-2010)
  • Robert Wills, Church of Ireland Archdeacon of Cloyne from 1889 until 1919
  • Royal Barry Wills (1895–1962), American architect
  • Simon Wills (racing driver) (b. 1976), New Zealand racing driver
  • Ted Wills (b. 1934), American Major League baseball player
  • Tom Wills (1835–1880), Australian sportsman
  • Thomas Wills (disambiguation), a list of people named Thomas or Tom Wills
  • William Wills (disambiguation)
  • Wills (baseball), a Major League Baseball player (first name unknown) in 1884
Wills (disambiguation)

Wills is a surname. It may also refer to:


  • Division of Wills, an Australian electoral division
  • Wills Township, LaPorte County, Indiana
  • Wills Township, Guernsey County, Ohio
  • Wills, Wisconsin, an unincorporated community
  • Wills Creek (Ohio), a tributary of the Muskingum River
  • Wills Creek (North Branch Potomac River), in Pennsylvania and Maryland

Other uses:

  • Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, nicknamed "Wills"
  • Wills baronets, of Northmoor, a former title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom - see Baron Dulverton
  • Wills Hall, a student residence of the University of Bristol
  • Wills Navy Cut or simply Wills, a popular cigarette brand in India

Usage examples of "wills".

According to his system of astrology, it is the only way to keep his health and to have the son that Heaven wills to grant him, and indeed without aid from above it is hardly likely that his wishes will be accomplished.

Their wills locked and Omi was called as a man is called at cards or at dice.

These two friends, who were nearly of the same age, had deposited their wills in the hands of the same attorney, and each had made the other his residuary legatee.

If the oracle wills it I am sure that it might be so, for I have a very strong chest.

The king who stuffs into his enormous nose one enormous pinch as he rises in the morning wills that all his subjects buy their snuff of the Spanish manufacturers.

I went further along the corridor to another of your Uncle Wills to make the call and guess what.

He told us all what he wanted us to do, but especially addressing himself to Arthur, as if all our wills were centred in his.

Once he gets away, he may go through the countryside as he wills, killing and maiming.

But when I had obtained the evidence of the groom, Wills, I perceived that the cry from the lane or from the park was a signal.

American slavery is one of those offences which in the Providence of God must needs come, but which, having continued through the appointed time, He now wills to remove, and that He gives to both North and South this terrible war, as the woe due to those by whom the offence came, shall we discern therein any departure from those divine attributes which the believers in a living God always ascribe to Him?

I supposed I was appointing for register of wills a citizen of this District.

If God now wills the removal of a great wrong, and wills also that we of the North, as well as you of the South, shall pay fairly for our complicity in that wrong, impartial history will find therein new cause to attest and revere the justice and goodness of God.

Please tell these little people I am very glad their young hearts are so full of just and generous sympathy, and that, while I have not the power to grant all they ask, I trust they will remember that God has, and that, as it seems, he wills to do it.

If we shall suppose that American slavery is one of those offenses which, in the providence of God, must needs come, but which, having continued through His appointed time, He now wills to remove, and that He gives to both North and South this terrible war as the woe due to those by whom the offense came, shall we discern therein any departure from those divine attributes which the believers in a living God always ascribe to Him?

God wills it that man whom he has created, and in whose heart he has so profoundly rooted the love of life, should do all in his power to preserve that existence, which, however painful it may be, is yet always so dear.