Liam - Meaning Of Liam, What Does Liam Mean?

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Liam Meaning


What does Liam mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The Irish name Liam is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Liam is "determined protector".  

Liam is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Li-am.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 2 in baby name popularity for boys with 18342 occurrences.  It ranked 4489 in popular baby names for girls with 32 occurrences. 

View the Liam Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Liam has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Liam to other names.

Liam is a Irish form of the name William.

Introduced to Britain by the Normans, the name William is an Anglicized form of the German name helm meaning "helmet or protection, guardian".

Introduced to Britain by the Normans, the name William is an Anglicized form of the German name Wilhelm.

It is derived from the Germanic elements Wil meaning "will or determination" and helm meaning "helmet or protection, guardian".

One of a number of names introduced to Britain by the Normans, William was and still remains one of the most popular names in Britain. It was the most common boy name in the first century after the Conquest, and was second only to the name John during the Middle Ages.

The name William is used by the royal families of Britain, Germany and the Netherlands.

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Variants of the name Liam include Lyam.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Liam Neeson, Liam Gallagher.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Liam in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Liam in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Liam in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Liam Numerology page.

Liam Numerology
Liam in Hieroglyhics
Liam in Nautical Flags
Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.

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