Wiliam name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Wiliam mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Wiliam

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Alt. Meaning

W is for willing, to go the extra mile

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

I is for immaculate, keeping it tidy

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

Notable Persons Named Wiliam

Notable Persons Named Wiliam

Wiliam Francis

Wiliam Francis is a hardcore punk, horror punk, post-hardcore, gothic rock, synthpop, electronica, and dark wave singing, songwriter, and record producer. He plays Piano, Guitar, Keyboard instrument, Synthesizer, Bass guitar, and Vocals. He was most prominent from 2003 to present. Wiliam was given the name William Roy Francis on January 8th, 1982.

Wiliam Walton

Wiliam Walton was a in the fields of painting and journalism. Wiliam was given the name William Edwin Walton in 1909 in Jacksonville, Illinois, United States. He died on December 18th, 1994.

Wiliam Devlin

Wiliam was born on December 5th, 1911. He breathed his last breath on January 25th, 1987.

Wiliam Carpenter

Wiliam was born in 1610 in Amesbury. He died on September 7th, 1685.

Wiliam Allen

Wiliam Allen was an office holder. Wiliam was born on January 2nd, 1784 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. He left this life on July 16th, 1868.

Wiliam Schlesinger

Wiliam was born on April 30th, 1950.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Wiliam

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wiliam


Wiliam is an athlete for the Esporte Clube Águia Negra.


Fun Facts about the name Wiliam

  • How Popular is the name Wiliam? Wiliam is the 9,672nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Wiliam have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,201 babies born with the first name Wiliam in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wiliam to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wiliam? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Wiliam first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wiliam is Thursday, September 28th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Wiliam born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wiliam was in 1982 with a total of 28 babies.
  • Random Wiliam Factoid: According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Wiliam is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name in 1980.
  • Weird things about the name Wiliam: The name spelled backwards is Mailiw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Wmlaii. How do you pronounce that?
  • Wiliam name meaning

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