No. Of Syllables:2
No. Of Letters:6
Origin & Meaning
The meaning of Willie is "determined protector".
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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Willie is a diminutive (nickname) of William.
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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.