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William meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: William No. of characters: 7 Gender: BoyOrigin: Old High German
How to pronounce William wi-lliam What does my name mean?
Meanings: Will Desire Resolute Protector Will-helmet Will Desire Valley Unwavering Protector Protect

William was ranked 3 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 40.00% from its previous ranking of 5 in 2015. William was ranked 937 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 1.47% from its previous ranking of 951 in 2015.

Full form of William : Warm-Hearted Impressionable Light-Hearted Literary Industrious Accurate Mathematical

William is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 8 in 2015. Around 99691 people wear William as their first name. William is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 2016 and ranked 8 in 2015. Only 99691 people have William as their first name. William is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

William is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular male name since 1880 and ranked 3 (0.398721% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 4103456 people wear William as their first name. William is a rare first name for a girl in United States which is a rare girl name since 1899 and ranked 3 (0.398721% bearer) in 2016 in US. Only 4103456 people have William as their first name. William is not a native United States and William may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 1.135247% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of William
YearRankOccurence
Popular boy name in
188029532
188128524
188229298
188328387
188428897
188528044
188628252
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Expression number of William is 7.

William likes to research and reason to know the answers of hidden questions as William are gifted with an analytical mind. William are always on the quest for knowledge and wisdom and loves being alone.

Names that rhyme with William Eliam, Gilliam, Illiam, Jameswilliam, Jilliam, Johnwilliam, Juliam, Liam, Liliam, Lilliam, Lliam, Markwilliam, Princewilliam, Sirwilliam, Uilliam, Wialliam, Wiiliam, Wiliam, William, WillliamFamous people named William
Jaycee Williams in For Colored Girls as Actress
Lucille Williams in Dangerous Youth as Actress
Martha Williams in She Hate Me as Actress
Maggie Williams in Fulfillment as Actress
Melanie Williams-Oram in A-Alike as Producer
Ilenia Williams in Live U as Miscellaneous Crew
Haley Williams in The Cutting Edge as Actress
Maggie Williams in The Three as Actress
Taketa Williams in Preach as
Jennifer Williams in Tokarev as Actress
William Holden, actor
William Baldwin, actor,producer,stunts
William Hurt, actor,producer
William H. Macy, actor,writer
William Shakespeare, writer
William Shatner, actor,writer,producer
William Bendix, actor,writer
William Devane, actor,writer,director
William Faulkner, writer
William Fichtner, actor,producer,director
William Forsythe, actor,producer
William Friedkin, director,writer,producer
William Goldman, writer,producer
William Katt, actor,director,writer
William McNamara, actor,producer,writer
William Powell, actor
William Conrad, actor,director,producer
William Axt, composer
William Preston Robertson, actor,writer
William T. Orr, producer,actor,writer
William Dodds, assistant director
William Olsen, director,writer
William F. Conrad, actor,writer
William Pruss, assistant director
William F. Reynolds, set decorator,special effects
William Lee Scott, actor
William H. Clothier, cinematographer,producer
William K.L. Dickson, cinematographer,director,producer
William A. Fraker, cinematographer,director
William Lubtchansky, cinematographer,director
William C. Mellor, cinematographer
William A. Sickner, cinematographer
William V. Skall, cinematographer
William Alwyn, composer
William Lava, composer
William Motzing, composer
William Walton, composer
William Munroe, sound department
William Brookfield, writer,director,producer
William Sadler, actor,director
William Tony Hooper, special effects
William Martin Brennan, actor,writer,producer
William Rice, actor,director,writer
William Wesley, director,actor,writer
William Perkins, production manager,producer
William Abbey, actor
William Abello, production designer,art director
William Aberhart, writer
William Abers, actor,composer
William L. Abingdon, actor
William Abney, actor,writer
William Abramson, assistant director,cinematographer
William Abruzzi, actor
William Ackerman, actor,casting director
William Adams, actor
William Adams, actor
William Adams, actor
William S. Adams, cinematographer
William Addy, actor
William Adler, actor
William F. Adler, cinematographer,producer,director
Names like William Wil, Wila, Wiladean, Wilard, Wilba, Wilbehrt, Wilbeorht, Wilber, Wilbern, Wilbert, Wilberta, Wilberth, Wilberto, Wilbon, Wilbor, Wilborn, Wilbourn, Wilbrord, Wilbur, Wilburn
William Namesakes Posts having William: Comments :William is a British male name, derived from the Norman variant of the name of German origin Wilhelm (will, determination and helm, helmet), passed in English with the Norman conquest of England and which corresponds to William French and the Occitan Guilhem. William on 10 January as William of Bourges or March 15 as William Hart is celebrated. Christian saints William Hart (° 1558 - † 1583), blessed martyr in England; celebrated on 15 March. Rochester William or William of Perth; celebrated May 23 - Haydn Dallas
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