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William

Used as a royal name in Great Britain for nearly one thousand years starting with William the Conqueror. Had seen a steady decline until 1982 when Prince Charles and Princess Diana named their first son William. In the U.S., William has remained among the top 10 for the past 125 years. Namesakes include four United States presidents. Actor Willem Dafoe uses the Dutch form of the name. , Helmet

Popularity
Boys: Ranked #5 in 2013
Origin
Old German
Teutonic
Gender
Unisex
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War or Battle
Jobs & Trades
Royalty
Wealth
Man or Male
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Bill Pullman (actor)
Billy Crudup (actor)
William Holden (actor)
William Shakespeare (playwright)
Sibling Name Ideas
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