Willam 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 Willam mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Willam

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Alt. Meaning

W is for warm hearted, it's you!

I is for incorruptible, always standing up for what is right

L is for luster, your shine.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

M is for melody, the song of life.

Notable Persons Named Willam

Notable Persons Named Willam

Willam Belli

Willam Belli is an actor, drag queen, and singer-songwriter. Willam was born on June 30th, 1982 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Willam is also known as Willam.

Willam Shannon Lerach

Willam was born on March 14th, 1946. Willam is also known as Bill Lerach.

William Ronald

William Ronald was an artist in the field of painting. William was given the name Willam Ronald Smith on August 13th, 1926 in Stratford, Ontario. He breathed his last breath on February 9th, 1998.

Willam Arthur Purtell

Willam Arthur Purtell was an office holder. Willam was born on May 6th, 1897 in Hartford, Connecticut. He breathed his last breath on May 31st, 1978.

Willam Pennell

Willam Pennell was a voice acting, singing, voice actor, and singer. His career lasted from 1931 to 1943. Willam was born on March 3rd, 1889. He passed away on September 5th, 1956.

Willam Heasman

Willam was born on December 9th, 1862 in Angmering, Sussex, England. He passed away on January 24th, 1934.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Willam U.S.
  White 39.62% 64.26%
  African American 52.83% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.14% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Willam

People with the last name Willam are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Willam

  • How Popular is the name Willam? Willam is the 4,889th most popular name of all time. As a last name Willam was the 110,825th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Willam have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,497 babies born with the first name Willam in the United States. That's more than enough people named Willam to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Willam? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 13 new born babies.
  • When was Willam first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Willam is Thursday, April 25th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Willam born? The highest recorded use of the first name Willam was in 1959 with a total of 77 babies.
  • Random Willam Factoid: According to the 1958 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Willam is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 9 babies in California have the same name in 1958.
  • Weird things about the name Willam: The name spelled backwards is Malliw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Liawlm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Willam? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 159 people with the last name Willam.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Willam? Willam is one of the most unique last names recorded.
  • Willam name meaning

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