William

Colors Related to this Name: Green

Qualities Related to this Name: Philosophical, Spiritual

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #5 in 2013 and #5 in 2014.

Famous People

William Levy (Movie Actor), William Fichtner (Movie Actor,TV Actor), William H. Macy (Movie Actor,TV Actor), William Hurt (Movie Actor), William Baldwin (Movie Actor,TV Actor), William Daniels (Movie Actor,TV Actor), William Faulkner (Writer), William Holden (Movie Actor,TV Actor)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From Anglo-Norman Willame, from Old High German Willahelm, from willo ‎(“will”) + helm ‎(“helmet”).

Meaning(s):

-( male name -comes from the Germanic language-) popular since the Norman Conquest.

In French

Origin: English, though ultimately of Old French origin.

Meaning(s):

-( male name)

In Swedish

Origin: From English William. First recorded as a Swedish given name in 1675. Cognate with Swedish Vilhelm.

Meaning(s):

-( male name).

In Danish

Origin: Borrowed from English.

Meaning(s):

-( male name)

In Norwegian

Origin: Borrowed from English.

Meaning(s):

-( male name)