Wim meaning and origin

Gender: Boy
Origin: Old High German and Germanic
Usage: English, Dutch and German
Meaning: Will-helmet, Strong Helmet, Protect, Will, Desire and Protection
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Wim is used chiefly in Dutch, German and English, Wim means "Will-helmet, Strong Helmet, Protect, Will, Desire or Protection" and originated from Germanic and Old High German is a boy name . Wim is a short form of William. William is resultant of Guillaume. Also William is form of Wilhelm in English language. William came from Germanic and Old High German, meaning of William is "Will, Resolute Protector and Protect".

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Popularity of Wim

Wim is a popular baby name in Netherlands where every 1 in 300 have the name as well as in Belgium. As per our research, over 110000 people has been named Wim globally.


Wim in Nordic countries

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Here's what numbers has to say about Wim

You believe planning revenge is a waste of energy and time and you use those doing something productive or noble. You have high ideals. You need to open up to new adventures and experiences. The number 9 as your personality no reveals that you are charming, positive, very idealistic and well-versed in different subjects. You don't have enemies but people have hurt you in the past because of your openness and naivety.

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Namesakes of Wim

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  • Wim Schuhmacher, Dutch painter and designer
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  • Wim Ebbinkhuijsen, retired Dutch computer scientist
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  • Wim Duisenberg, Dutch Labour Party politician
  • Wim van Est, Dutch racing cyclist
  • Wim Mertens, Flemish Belgian composer, countertenor vocalist
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  • Wim Crouwel, Dutch graphic designer, type designer
  • Wim Jonk, Dutch football coach
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  • Wim Delvoye, Belgian neo-conceptual artist
  • Wim Kieft, Dutch retired footballer
  • Wim T. Schippers, Dutch artist, comedian, television director
  • Wim Vriend, former water polo player from the Netherlands,
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  • Wim Koevermans, a former football central defender
  • Wim Arras, former Belgian cyclist
  • Wim Rijsbergen, football manager and former defender
  • Wim Suurbier, former Dutch football player and among others assistant coach of the Albanian national team
  • Wim Deetman, Dutch politician
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  • Wim Hof, Dutch extreme athlete noted for his ability to withstand extreme cold
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  • Wim van Til, retired Dutch footballer
  • Wim Vansevenant, Belgian former professional road bicycle racer
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  • Wimie Wilhelm in Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo as Actress
  • In 1952 comedy film, De moedige bruidegom, Wim Blommaert played De bokser.
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  • In 1973, Wim Sonneveld characterized the role of Robbie van Henegouwen de Boer in comedy movie Op de Hollandse toer.
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