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Name Will

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

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Gender:male
Languages of use:English
Is short form of:William
US 2015 rank:#831     ... 832:Heath, 833:Rogelio, 834:Will, 835:Amare, 836:Ameer ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Bill, Gill, Jill, Till, Wil, Willa, Willi, Willy     Details
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About William/Wilhelma, the group of names with the same origin as Will

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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Australia/NSW 2003 94
USA decades 1990-1999 615
USA yearlyGraph2015 831,  2014 761,  2013 739,  2012 670,  2011 664,  2010 622,  2009 576,  2008 585,  2007 564,  2006 532,  2005 4912004 527,  2003 535,  2002 549,  2001 550,  2000 510,  1999 504,  1998 577,  1997 632,  1996 619,  1995 635,  1994 660,  1993 628
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