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Name Wilhelm

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

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About the name Wilhelm in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:German
Diminutives:Wilko, Willi
Topics:Phonetic alphabet DE
Saints:Wilhelm of Gellone
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Vilhelm, Wilhelma, Willem     Details
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About William/Wilhelma, the group of names with the same origin as Wilhelm

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 2015,  1:Liam Canada/BC 2013,  1:Wilma Sweden 2007,  6:Guilherme Brazil 2009,  11:Vilma Finland/Finnish 2015,  12:Guillaume France 1997,  12:Ville Finland/Finnish 2006,  13:Willy Belgium 2013,  17:Viljami Finland/Finnish 2012,  19:Vilho Finland/Finnish 2015
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, Wim   Sortable list   Details
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Germany prevalence 2005 35
NorwayGraph2015 166,  2014 182,  2013 1582011 172
SwedenGraph2015 73,  2014 76,  2013 71,  2012 642011 67,  2010 71,  2009 66,  2008 69,  2007 72,  2006 67,  2005 72,  2004 70,  2003 75,  2002 78,  2001 82,  2000 77,  1999 75,  1998 74
Sweden prevalence 2014 59
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