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William, meaning and popularity

Meaning of William
Meaning will helmet, protection
Origin German
Gender boys name
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What is the meaning of the name William?

The meaning of the name William is "will helmet, protection". The origin of the name is "German". The name William is mostly used as a boys name.

Right pronunciation of William

\wi(l)-liam\

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William is a really popular first name for boys (#5) and also really popular as a last name (#731). Users of our site ranked the name with a 1.0 (1 vote(s)). Like or dislike the name by ranking this boys name above or write a comment on the name William.

How popular is the name William?

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The year 1947 was for William a very good year. In that year there were 66974 births with the name William. Find out if William is in the top 100 boys names 1947 or check all top 100 names for any State in any year!

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