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Meaning and Origin of the Name: William

It is a : boy !

It is a: boy !


The name: William, is a boy name, and its origin is: German.

What does William mean?

The meaning of William is: "Strong-willed warrior." The name is of Old German origin but became popular in English after the Norman conquest of England in 1066. Well-known Williams: Several kings of England and U.S. presidents; William Shakespeare; Bill Gates; actor Will Smith. (Gender: boy)

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[Wilma] [Willow-Mae] [Williemae] [William] [Willem] [Willam] [Wiliam] [Willaim] [Wiiliam] [Wiliiam] [Williiam] [Wilem] [Willim] [Wiilliam] [Willum] [Williammy] [Willium] [Willehm] [Wilm] [Wilam] [Willeum] .

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This name William is popular and it was listed 243 times amongst the top 1000 names in U.S. in the previous 136 since 1880:
Year Rank # Babies per Million
[2014] #5 8,221
[2013] #5 8,246
[2012] #5 8,323
[2011] #3 8,522
[2010] #5 8,295
[2009] #5 8,443
[2008] #8 8,438
[2007] #8 8,529
[2006] #10 8,643
[2005] #11 8,963
[2004] #8 9,577
[2003] #11 9,519
[2002] #11 9,741
[2001] #10 9,720
[2000] #11 9,895
[1999] #14 10,160
[1998] #14 10,277
[1997] #19 10,017
[1996] #18 10,254
[1995] #20 10,023
[1994] #19 10,548
[1993] #18 10,753
[1992] #20 10,996
[1991] #19 11,262
[1990] #16 11,567
[1989] #15 11,781
[1988] #16 12,053
[1987] #15 12,414
[1986] #15 12,667
[1985] #16 12,803
[1984] #16 13,268
[1983] #16 13,627
[1982] #15 13,576
[1981] #15 13,321
[1980] #14 13,832
[1979] #13 13,789
[1978] #13 14,155
[1977] #12 14,497
[1976] #11 14,973
[1975] #10 15,765
[1974] #10 16,559
[1973] #9 17,376
[1972] #9 18,226
[1971] #7 19,502
[1970] #7 20,424
[1969] #6 20,559
[1968] #6 20,822
[1967] #6 21,140
[1966] #6 21,056
[1965] #6 21,190
[1964] #7 21,823
[1963] #7 21,541
[1962] #7 21,343
[1961] #7 22,275
[1960] #7 22,780
[1959] #7 23,722
[1958] #6 25,177
[1957] #6 25,974
[1956] #6 27,493
[1955] #6 28,684
[1954] #6 29,712
[1953] #6 30,892
[1952] #6 31,914
[1951] #6 32,830
[1950] #6 33,374
[1949] #4 34,119
[1948] #4 34,753
[1947] #4 36,067
[1946] #4 36,377
[1945] #4 36,600
[1944] #4 37,678
[1943] #4 38,441
[1942] #4 38,955
[1941] #4 38,105
[1940] #4 37,758
[1939] #4 37,129
[1938] #4 37,339
[1937] #4 37,233
[1936] #4 37,013
[1935] #4 37,578
[1934] #4 37,850
[1933] #4 38,277
[1932] #4 39,214
[1931] #4 40,438
[1930] #4 41,855
[1929] #4 43,158
[1928] #4 43,049
[1927] #4 44,305
[1926] #4 45,308
[1925] #3 46,294
[1924] #3 45,788
[1923] #3 46,056
[1922] #3 45,435
[1921] #3 45,575
[1920] #2 45,551
[1919] #2 43,312
[1918] #2 43,200
[1917] #2 44,207
[1916] #2 43,789
[1915] #2 43,773
[1914] #2 43,554
[1913] #2 43,903
[1912] #2 43,463
[1911] #2 43,903
[1910] #3 42,420
[1909] #2 44,748
[1908] #2 45,248
[1907] #2 43,565
[1906] #2 45,572
[1905] #2 45,345
[1904] #2 46,327
[1903] #2 48,794
[1902] #2 49,834
[1901] #2 51,829
[1900] #2 52,884
[1899] #2 52,827
[1898] #2 56,008
[1897] #2 59,029
[1896] #2 60,027
[1895] #2 57,469
[1894] #2 58,249
[1893] #2 59,658
[1892] #2 59,197
[1891] #2 61,891
[1890] #2 62,603
[1889] #2 65,283
[1888] #2 66,998
[1887] #2 68,341
[1886] #2 69,319
[1885] #2 69,375
[1884] #2 72,475
[1883] #2 74,557
[1882] #2 76,189
[1881] #2 78,722
[1880] #2 80,509
[1987] #957 90
[1986] #954 90
[1985] #878 99
[1984] #930 88
[1983] #825 104
[1982] #868 98
[1981] #888 96
[1980] #766 121
[1979] #822 111
[1978] #807 113
[1977] #802 114
[1976] #730 129
[1975] #844 102
[1974] #797 109
[1973] #811 104
[1972] #729 120
[1971] #741 114
[1970] #728 112
[1969] #715 112
[1968] #708 111
[1967] #720 108
[1966] #735 103
[1965] #789 86
[1964] #842 78
[1963] #759 93
[1962] #786 86
[1961] #729 98
[1960] #814 79
[1959] #819 76
[1958] #793 78
[1957] #779 80
[1956] #793 76
[1955] #922 57
[1954] #824 66
[1953] #804 68
[1952] #729 78
[1951] #876 57
[1950] #768 73
[1949] #764 73
[1948] #667 91
[1947] #676 85
[1946] #631 97
[1945] #609 105
[1944] #631 99
[1943] #581 118
[1942] #566 123
[1941] #604 110
[1940] #568 127
[1939] #539 135
[1938] #590 121
[1937] #514 149
[1936] #524 142
[1935] #494 151
[1934] #489 161
[1933] #469 187
[1932] #429 212
[1931] #420 215
[1930] #399 247
[1929] #361 291
[1928] #367 292
[1927] #381 259
[1926] #396 246
[1925] #406 228
[1924] #444 191
[1923] #463 178
[1922] #502 155
[1921] #512 149
[1920] #476 165
[1919] #515 149
[1918] #535 143
[1917] #520 147
[1916] #576 125
[1915] #566 127
[1914] #576 122
[1913] #531 142
[1912] #554 133
[1911] #608 113
[1910] #704 88
[1909] #682 95
[1908] #561 127
[1907] #708 86
[1906] #706 89
[1905] #682 90
[1904] #709 85
[1903] #557 126
[1902] #687 89
[1901] #545 126
[1900] #514 138
[1899] #663 93
[1898] #485 150
[1897] #529 129
[1896] #439 175
[1895] #464 162
[1894] #493 144
[1893] #486 142
[1892] #405 196
[1891] #354 254
[1890] #435 174
[1889] #357 243
[1888] #371 222
[1887] #323 283
[1886] #364 228
[1885] #353 232
[1884] #340 247
[1883] #281 333
[1882] #322 268
[1881] #289 303
[1880] #287 307
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