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William

William Meaning and Origin

William is German given name meaning in Irish: with gilded helmet.

William is a name that's been used by parents who are considering boy baby names.

William is currently #6 on the baby names popularity charts in the U.S. in 2021.

Famous people named William are William Moseley, William Goldman, William Kennedy.

William is a 7 letters name with 2 syllables.

William

William name meaning

in Irish: with gilded helmet

William name origin

German

Name facts

7 letter name and 2 syllables

Popularity

William is ranked #6 most popular baby boy name in 2021

Gender chart

In 2021, 100% of babies named William were boys

Name popularity in the US

This graph illustrates how many babies were named William in the US

Name popularity in Canada

This graph illustrates how many babies were named William in Canada

Celebrities named William

William Moseley (Movies)
William Goldman (Literature)
William Kennedy (Literature)
William Bestick (Baseball)
William Brown (Baseball)
William Burke (Baseball)
William Coon (Baseball)
William Gallagher (Baseball)
William Houseman (Baseball)
William Johnson (Baseball)
William Kinsler (Baseball)
William Lackey (Baseball)
William Rexter (Baseball)
William Zay (Baseball)
William Abelyan (Boxer)
William Henry Harrison (Royal)
William Bowrey (Tennis)
William Clothier (Tennis)
William Glyn (Tennis)
William Larned (Tennis)
William Marshall (Tennis)
William Renshaw (Tennis)
William McKinley (Royal)
William Howard Taft (Royal)
Prince William Duke of Cambridge (Royal)
William Hut (Music)
William Grover-Williams (Royal)
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William - FAQ

What is the meaning of the name William?
The meaning of the name William is in Irish: with gilded helmet.
What is the origin of the name William?
The origin of the name William is German .
Is William a girl or boy name?
The name William is a masculine name. According to our statistics, 99.83% of babies called William were boys, 0.17% of babies called William were girls.
What is the popularity of the name William?
According to statistics, William is ranked 6th most popular boy name in the US, in 2021.
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