William meaning, origin, history

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 5 in 2015 boys names list in US and remain unchanged from its previous ranking in 2014. William was ranked 954 in 2015 list of US girls name and dropped by 2.03% from its previous ranking of 935 in 2014. First name derived from William. Comes from the Germanic "wil helm and" Means "will and headset" If party on 10 January.. Very emotional,Williamalways strive to keep their composure. Enterprising, active, voluntary,Williamhave a real work power and nothing can resist them. Charming, elegant, their seductive power is undeniable. Their morality is flexible enough and fits the circumstances. Faithfulness is not their forte,Williamoften fall in love and is always sincere.

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

William is a very very popular first name for a boy in England & Wales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 10 in 2014. Around 91786 people wear 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 since 1880 and ranked 5 (0.399018% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 4087556 people wear William as their first name. William is a rare first name for a girl in United States which is a rare name since 1899 and ranked 5 (0.399018% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 4087556 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. 1.143429% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of William
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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
William Howard Russell, British journalist, regarded as the father of war journalism
William Mulholland, Irish-American civil engineer who was responsible for building the infrastructure to provide a water supply that allowed Los Angeles to grow into the largest city in California
William Van Alen, American architect, especially known for the design of the Chrysler Building in New York
William Empson, English literary critic and poet
William Goldman, American novelist, playwright and screenwriter
William Nigel Ernle Bruce, British character actor on stage and screen
William Whitfield Crane IV, American heavy metal band vocalist
William Stetson Kennedy, American writer and activist of human rights
William Barton Rogers, USA-based geologist, physicist, and educator at the University of Virginia from 1835 to 1853. In 1861, he founded the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
William McInnes, Australian writer and, film and television actor
William Gilson Farlow, American botanist, mycologist, and fiction writer
William Ferreira Martinez, Uruguayan footballer who played as a striker
William Travilla, American costume designer for theatre, film, and television
William James Beal, American botanist
William Chambers Coker, American botanist and professor
William Cumberland Cruikshank, British chemist and anatomist
William Gargan, American radio, television and cinematographic actor
William Olaf Stapledon, English writer and philosopher
William Demarest, American actor of character, specialized in the interpretation of hard characters but of good heart
William Garwood, American actor of silent films
William Asher, American film producer, director and screenwriter
William Franklin Graham III, International christian leader in humanitarian aid, minister and evangelical preacher
William Garden Blaikie, Scottish theologian, writer, biographer and reformer of the Temperance Movement
William Sanderson, American character actor famous for his roles in Blade Runner, Deadwood
William Cosmo Gordon Lang, Scottish Anglican prelate who served as Archbishop of York and Archbishop of Canterbury
William Fairbanks, American film actor, active in the time of the silent movies
William Hope Hodgson, English-language short story author, essay writer, novelist
William Yarrell, English bookseller and naturalist
William Woods Holden, 38th and 40th Governor of North Carolina
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
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 Popularity of William

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