William

What does the baby name William mean? Learn about what William means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.


William - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

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W-I-L-L-I-A-M, is a 7-letter male given name.
Pronunciation of William
WIL-ee-əm
WIL-yəm
WIL yum
Meaning of William
Resolute protector, with gilded helmet, strong mind and protection, will, desire, a strong and resolute protector, determined guardian, valiant protector.
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Similar Names, Nicknames, & Spelling Variations of William
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Billy
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Guglielmo
Guillaume
Guillermo
Liam
Uilleam
Uilliam
Vasyl
Vilhelm
Viljo
Villem
Wilek
Wiley
Wilhelm
Wilhelmus
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Wilkie
Wilkinson
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Willem
Willhelmus
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Willis
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Wilmot
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Wim
Popularity of William
William currently has 2743 likes, and is in the top 1% of liked boy's names. The name Joshua is slightly more popular than William.