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Williams Meaning

    

Quick Facts

Name:

Williams

Gender:

Boy

Pronunciation:

Wi-lli-ams

No. Of Syllables:

3

No. Of Letters:

8

Origin & Meaning

The name Williams is of English origin.

The meaning of Williams is "determined protector".  

Popularity

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 3021 in baby name popularity for boys with 38 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

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

Numerology

What will your new little Williams be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Children named Williams are often graceful and illustrious but most of all they are  read more >>

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Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Williams in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Williams.

Just for fun, see the name Williams 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 Williams in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.