Name Liam

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Liam

Liam is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Liam

Liam is originally a short variant of the name Uilliam, an Irish form of the name William, which derived from the Germanic name Wilhelm. The name Liam became popular in the United Kingdom in the 1980s, and in the rest of Europe and the USA after that.

Meaning of Liam

Liam means “resolute protector” (from Old High German “willio” = desire/will + “helm” = protection/helmet).

Pronunciation of Liam

Variants of the name Liam

Lyam

Liam in the categories

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Name Statistic: Liam is ranked #22 overall ↓ -4

  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 3 ↓ -1
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 4 ↑ 1
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 4 ↑ 2
  • 🇫🇷 France: 11 ↔ 0
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 12 ↑ 1
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 12 ↓ -4
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 15 ↓ -1
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 21 ↓ -5
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 22 ↓ -2
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 25 ↓ -4
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 37 ↔ 0
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 41 ↑ 1
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 47 ↑ 4
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 51 ↑ 1
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 82 ↓ -5
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 106 ↑ 15
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 106 ↑ 6
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 188 ↓ -40
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 261 ↑ 4

Liam in the Top 50 Names



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