♂ Name William – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name William

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William is a ♂ male name.

Origin of William

William is an English form of the Germanic name Wilhelm.

Meaning of William

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

Pronunciation of William

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