How to pronounce William wi-lliam What does my name mean? Meaning of William: Will, Desire, Resolute Protector, Will-helmet, Will Desire, Valley, Unwavering Protector, Protect
Origin and Meaning
Baby name William is originated from Old Norman French Willaume which is derived from Old High German Willehelm which is compound name composed of elements willeo meaning "will, determination" and helm meaning "protection, helmet", thus the meaning of the name is "resolute protector". During 11th century the name was introduced to England by Normans when William the Conqueror became the first Norman king of England. The early borne of the name is Saint William of Gellone who become a monk and was a cousin of Charlemagne. Other notable bearers of the name are William Wallace, a 13th-century Scottish leader; William Faulkner, an American writer; William Shakespeare, an English poet, playwright and actor and Bill Clinton, 42nd president of the United States.
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.
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.
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