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    Origin and meanings of the name William





    William
    The name William is a baby boy name.
    Origin of the name William:
    From the Old Norman French Willaume, which is derived from the Old High German Willehelm, a compound name composed from the elements willeo (will, determination) and helm (protection, helmet): hence, "resolute protector." William is the most popular name introduced to England by the Normans. It was borne by William the Conqueror (1027? - 87), who invaded England and defeated Harald at the Battle of Hastings, and by three other kings of England.

    Meaning
    Shakespearean Meaning:
    The name William is a Shakespearean baby name. In Shakespearean the meaning of the name William is: Henry VI, 2' Sir John Stanley. 'Henry VI, Part III' Sir William Stanley. 'As you like it’s a country fellow, in love with Audrey. 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' A boy, son to Page. 'Richard III’ Sir William Catesby. 'Richard III'  Sir William Brandon.

    American Meaning:
    The name William is an American baby name. In American the meaning of the name William is: Henry VI, 2' Sir John Stanley. 'Henry VI, Part III' Sir William Stanley. 'As You Like It' A country fellow, in love with Audrey. 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' A boy, son to Page. 'Richard III' Sir William Catesby. 'Richard III' Sir William Brandon.
    French Meaning:
    The name William is a French baby name. In French the meaning of the name William is: Determined protector.

    Teutonic Meaning:
    The name William is a Teutonic baby name. In Teutonic the meaning of the name William is: Strong helmet.
    English Meaning:

    The name William is an English baby name. In English the meaning of the name William is: Resolute protector; will. For a long time after the Norman conquest in A.D. 1066 many English boys were given some form of William the Conquer's name. The firstborn son of Prince Charles is named William.

    German Meaning:
    The name William is a German baby name. In German the meaning of the name William is: Resolute protector; will. For a long time after the Norman Conquest in A.D. 1066 many English boys were given some form of William the Conquer's name. William. The firstborn son of Prince Charles is named William.
    Numerology
    SoulUrge Number: 1
    People with this name have a deep inner desire to use their abilities in leadership, and to have personal independence. They would rather focus on large, important issues, and delegate the details.

    Expression Number: 7
    People with this name are excellent at analyzing, understanding, and learning. They tend to be mystics, philosophers, scholars, and teachers. Because they live so much in the mind, they tend to be quiet and introspective, and are usually introverts. When presented with issues, they will see the larger picture. Their solitary thoughtfulness and analysis of people and world events may make them seem aloof, and sometimes even melancholy.