Name William Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name William

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William is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name William

The name William derived from the name Wilhelm, which is of Old High German origin.

What is the meaning of the name William?

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

Pronunciation of William

Variants of the name William

Wiliam

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Olivia Noah Lucas Ella Alexander Liam Emma Benjamin Isabella James Mia Jack Oliver Charlotte Emily Amelia Sofia Ava Thomas Sophia

Popularity of the name William

The name William is ranked #353 overall.

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