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Meaning:with the will as strong as a helmet
Gender:Male
Origin:English
Form of :William
Variants:Gillermo, Guillelmina, Gulielma, Gwilym, Lyam, Vil, Wilhelm, Wiliama, Wilkie, Willey, William, Williamina, Williamon
Similar sound boys:Willem, Wilhelm, Waylon, Willam, Willlem, Walewein, Williamon, Willym
Similar sound girls:Willemien, Willianne, Wilma, Walina, Willemein, Williene, Wilhelmina, Waleine
Rating:
4.5/5
stars 30 votes
Easy to write: 4.5/5 stars 8 votes
Easy to remember: 5/5 stars 8 votes
Pronunciation: 5/5 stars 8 votes
English pronunciation: 5/5 stars 30 votes
Opinion foreigners: 4.5/5 stars 29 votes
Nicknames:Bill, Billy, Will, Willy, Willie, Wille, Viking, Will I Am, Bilbo, Billiam, Liam, Lee, Gizmo, Slik Willy, Wil.i.am, Nick, Bubba, Peter
Names of brothers:Catharines, Thomas, Joseph, Erik, Axel, Joel
Names of sisters:Elizabeth, Emilie, Jacqueline, Lorena, Jordan, Irene, Hannah, Donna, Romeca, Jessica, Valerie, Diane, Eleanor, Sarah, Meri, Janice, Ulrikke
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(William is used in the Netherlands 5092 times as a boys name, and 5 is a girls name.)

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Comments by William


William (87 years old) 2012-11-01
I am american
William (81 years old) 2012-11-12
I AAM SATISFIED WITH MY FIRST NAME
William (52 years old) 2013-06-08
Will is now popular
William (75 years old) 2013-07-18
Named after an uncle who is Hungarian. Last name is Hungarian/Austrian
William (90 years old) 2013-12-19
named after paternal grandfather (1855 - 1904)
William (68 years old) 2014-02-07
I really don't like it much. I have thought of having it changed legally
William (19 years old) 2016-02-17
I am also content with my name

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