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William Name Meaning

William meaning

Name :

William

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Gender :
Masculine
Meaning of William :

Used in country/religion :
Pronounciation
of Name William :
/WIL-ee-əm/, /WIL-yəm/
Etymology
of Name William :
History
of Name William :
Popular In :
Norway, England, Australia, Sweden, Denmark
Information about the
Name of William :
William is considered a classic name because it always remained trendy without being obnoxiously overused. From the 1000 until the 21st century, this name has kept its appeal.
Famous People with
Name William :
William Wallace is a Scottish knight in the 13th century. He is among the great heroes in the Wars of Scottish Independence. William Tell is a legendary Swiss hero of Switzerland in the 14th century. He was said to be the exceptional marksman who was responsible for the assassination of Gessler, a tyrant in Austria. William Shakespeare is a world-renowned dramatist. He contributed a lot of significant literary works in the world of literature, the most famous of which are Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet.
Variant Names of William:

Bill, Bille, Billie, Billy, Guglielmo, Guillaume, Guillermo, Liam, Vilhelm, Villem, Wilek, , Wilhelm, Bill, Bille, Billie, Billy, Guglielmo, Guillaume, Guillermo, Liam, Vilhelm, Ville, Bill, Bille, Billie, Billy, Guglielmo, Guillaume, Guillermo, Liam, Vilhelm, Villem, Wilek, , William, Will, Villi, Villiam

Willam (Dutch), Willi (German), Willie (Scandinavian)

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Popularity Rank :

William name was top ranked at 399 position in American during year 1930and most recently ranked at 5 position in American during year 2015

     

Name William has been Most Popular throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 6 position. 4071645 numbers of people were named William so far in last 100 years. (SSA)

William Numerology :
Personality No. 6. People with name William are loving & domestic. They love tranquility & comfort. They are artistic & likes quality. They work well with others & love to discuss things. Person with William having 6 as Personality number love music, tidiness & attires. They are confident & also a good healer. They are charming, intelligent, serene, generous & co-operative. More Numerology

More About Name : William

  • Saint William of Gellone was an 8th-century cousin of Charlemagne who became a monk. The name was common among the Normans, and it became extremely popular in England after William the Conqueror was recognized as the first Norman king of England.

  • The name William is taken from the Germanic name Willahelm that composed of the elements wil meaning "desire and will" and helm meaning "protection or helmet".

  • William the Conqueror was recognized as the first Norman king of England. It was later borne by three other English kings, as well as rulers of Scotland, Sicily (of Norman origin), the Netherlands and Prussia.

  • William is from the Old Norman form Williame, corresponding to the French spelling Guillaume, and is a cognate from the German Wilhelm, and ofGermanic origin: wil = will or desire; helm; Old English helm helmet, protection;[1] thus the Old German name

  • From the Old Norman French Willaume, which is derived from the Old High German Willehelm, a compound name composed from the elements willeo (will, determination) and helm (protection, helmet).

  • Dahlia is from the name of the flower, which was named for the 18th-century Swedish botanist Anders Dahl.

  • William is the most popular name in England and it used by the Normans. William is the most popular name in England and it used by the Normans.

Name Analysis of William

Character Analysis of William : Persons with the name William, generally love pleasure and need to watch for over-indulgence and impulsiveness. This impulsive nature can see them enter a situation only to discard it just as easily. They do not hang onto anything that creates monotony in their lives and they abhor routine and a dull, monotonous occupation is 'death' to them.

Love Life of William : Generally selfish Persons who do not like the waste in a couple's relationship

Name Letter Analysis of William

W : Persons think from the gut and have a great sense of purpose

I : Persons are a compassionate person who feels things deeply

L : Persons are very heady, and tend to over think rather than experience life

L : Persons are very heady, and tend to over think rather than experience life

I : Persons are a compassionate person who feels things deeply

A : Persons are their own person: ambitious and freethinking

M : Persons are a workaholic! A high-energy workhorse, Persons don't need much sleep and are very healthy

Famous Name William

  • William Smyth

    was an English sailor and astronomer. He was the father of Charles Piazzi Smyth, Sir Warington Wilkinson Smyth and General Sir Henry Augustus Smyth. Of his daughters, Henrietta Grace Smyth married Professor Baden Powell and was mother of Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, while Georgiana Rosetta Smyth married Sir William Henry Flower.Smyth joined the Royal Navy and during the Napoleonic wars he served in the Mediterranean, eventually achieving the rank of Admiral. He married Eliza Anne "Annarella" Warington in 1815. During a hydrographic survey in 1817 he met the Italian astronomer Giuseppe Piazzi in Palermo, Sicily, and visited his observatory; this sparked his interest in astronomy and in 1825 he retired from the Navy to establish a private observatory in Bedford, England, equipped with a 5.9-inch refractor telescope. He used this instrument to observe a variety of deep sky objects over the course of the 1830s, including double stars,

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  • Frederick William

    the eldest son and successor of Frederick William III of Prussia, reigned as King of Prussia from 1840 to 1861.

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