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Name Liam

Origin:From Old High German words for will, desire and helmet, protectionTools:

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About the name Liam in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:Irish
Is short form of:William
US 2013 rank:#2      1:Noah, 2:Liam, 3:Jacob, 4:Mason, 5:William ...     Full US 2013 list
Similarly written:Lia, Lian, Lian     Details
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About William/Wilhelma, the group of names with the same origin as Liam

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin, male:old German/Germanic two-element name
 very popular throughout Europe during the Middle Ages
 name of several important kings, e.g. William the Conqueror, the first Norman king of England
Words:willio = the will, the desire  Old High German
 helm = the helmet, the protection  Old High German
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:1:William Sweden 2012,  1:Liam Canada/BC 2013,  1:Wilma Sweden 2007,  6:Guilherme Brazil 2009,  12:Guillaume France 1997,  12:Ville Finland/Finnish 2006,  13:Vilma Finland/Finnish 2007,  17:Viljami Finland/Finnish 2012,  21:Guillermo Madrid 1998,  24:Jelle Belgium 2004
Name variants:Billie, Guglielmina, Gulielma, Minka, Minna, Minnie, Velma, Vilma, Wilhelma, Wilhelmina, Wilhelmine, Willa, Wilma, Bill, Billie, Billy, Guglielmo, Guilhem, Guilherme, Guilielmus, Guillaume, Guillem, Guillermo, Jelle, Jelte, Liam, Pim, Vilhelm, Vilho, Vili, Viljami, Ville, Villum, Vilmos, Wilhelm, Wilian, Wilko, Will, Willem, Willi, William, Willie, Willy   Sortable list   Details
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Popularity lists that contain the name Liam

SeriesRankings
Australia/NSW2013 102012 13,  2011 15,  2010 14,  2009 16,  2008 15,  2007 17,  2006 15,  2005 15,  2004 15,  2003 11,  2002 12,  2001 13
Belgium2012 10,  2011 82010 10,  2009 9,  2008 20,  2007 17,  2006 48,  2005 61
Canada/British Columbia2013 1,  2012 2,  2011 1,  2010 12009 2,  2008 8
Denmark2013 11,  2012 62011 47
England+Wales2013 67,  2012 50,  2011 44,  2010 33,  2009 24,  2008 22,  2007 28,  2006 31,  2005 28,  2004 30,  2003 29,  2002 23,  2001 22,  2000 18,  1999 171998 23
France2012 422011 51,  2010 56,  2009 73,  2002 165
Ireland2013 18,  2012 132011 17,  2010 15,  2009 15,  2008 17,  2007 26,  2006 30,  2005 27,  2004 28,  2003 24,  2002 26,  2001 24,  2000 26,  1999 21,  1998 30
Netherlands2013 172012 20,  2011 19,  2010 24,  2009 66,  2008 82
New Zealand2013 6,  2012 4,  2011 1,  2010 12009 7,  2008 7
Norway2013 52012 9,  2011 20,  2010 33,  2009 49,  2008 110
Scotland2013 28,  2012 20,  2011 24,  2010 9,  2009 4,  2008 42007 8,  2006 17,  2005 11,  2004 6,  2003 14,  2002 7,  2001 14,  2000 8,  1999 8,  1998 15
Slovenia2013 312011 47
Sweden2013 7,  2012 7,  2011 72010 9,  2009 15,  2008 13,  2007 13,  2006 21,  2005 20,  2004 30,  2003 30,  2002 48,  2001 60,  2000 72,  1999 80
Switzerland/German2013 162012 17,  2011 29,  2010 41
USA decades2000-2009 961990-1999 280
USA yearly2013 22012 6,  2011 15,  2010 30,  2009 49,  2008 75,  2007 89,  2006 98,  2005 104,  2004 112,  2003 114,  2002 113,  2001 133,  2000 143,  1999 143,  1998 155,  1997 162,  1996 184,  1995 240,  1994 360
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