William



Gender

Male

Origin

Germanic
Resolute protector: will. For a long time after the Norman conquest in A.D. 1066 many English boys were given some form of William the Conquers name. William. The firstborn son of Prince Charles is named William.
German
Resolute or brilliant

Syllables

3

Themes

Presidential, Surname

Pronunciation

wi(l)-liam

Famous People

President William Jefferson Clinton, Playwright William Shakespeare, Actor William Hurt, Poet William Yeats, Poet Wiliam Blake, Actor William Macy, Writer William Faulkner

Celebrity Babies

Son of Billy Bob Thornton, Son of Abraham Lincoln, Son of Billy Crudup, Son of Kimberly Williams, Son of Mel Gibson, Son of Mary-Louise Parker, Son of Colin Firth, Son of Christompher Reeve