Billy

The pet form of William. Infamously known for 19th century American outlaw Billy the Kid, who went by the name Henry McCarty as a child. Peaked in popularity during the 1920s. Actors and musicians alike have enjoyed combining this name with another one syllable name. Occasionally used as a girl's name. , from the name william

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Billy Ray Cyrus (country singer/actor)
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Billy Dee Williams (actor)
Billy Gilman (musician)
Billy Crystal (actor)
Billy Squier (rock musician)
Billy Joel
Billy Crudup (actor)
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