The meaning, origin, popularity, similar names, and other details about the boy name William

Meanings & Origins of William

What does William mean? What is the origin?

Origin Irish
Meaning Resolute protector
Origin French
Meaning Resolute protector
Origin English
Meaning Resolute protector
Origin Anglo Saxon
Meaning Valiant protector
Origin German
Meaning Resolute protector; will helmet, protection
Origin Literary
Meaning Appeared in As You Like It

More Details About William

How popular is William? Any other details?

Popularity of William There were 14516 US births last year.
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Names Similar To William

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William is a boy name.
William starts with W
William is 7 letters long

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