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  • Thursday, 21 April 2016

    The Most Popular baby name Liam---------->derived from the name William


    If you want to know the meaning of Liam then you should read about the name William and its popularity.Because the name Liam is derived from the name William.the name Liam has been the most popular name for boys in Canada, and the second most popular names for boys in the United States, since 2013.By 1955, it was recorded for two boys in every 10,000, a figure it maintained until 1975, when it rose to four per 10,000.

     Name  : WILLIAM
    GENDER: Masculine

    USAGE: English
    PRONOUNCED: WIL-ee-əm, WIL-yəm

    Meaning & History

    From the Germanic name Willahelm, which was composed of the elements wil "will, desire" and helm "helmet, protection". Saint William of Gellone was an 8th-century cousin of Charlemagne who became a monk. The name was common among the Normans, and it became extremely popular in England after William the Conqueror was recognized as the first Norman king of England. It was later borne by three other English kings, as well as rulers of Scotland, Sicily (of Norman origin), the Netherlands and Prussia.

    Other famous bearers include William Wallace, a 13th-century Scottish hero, and William Tell, a legendary 14th-century Swiss hero. In the literary world it was borne by dramatist William Shakespeare (1564-1616), poet William Blake (1757-1827), poet William Wordsworth (1770-1850), dramatist William Butler Yeats (1865-1939), author William Faulkner (1897-1962), and author William S. Burroughs (1914-1997).

    The name  Liam

    There are a few origins of the name Liam.
    MEANING:Resolute protector
    MEANING: Desire, Protector, Helmet, Strong
    (The Irish form of William, originally a German name will & helm desire, helmet and suggests strong protector.)

    Famous real-life people named Liam

    Liam O'Brien - American voice actor
    Liam Aiken - American actor
    Liam McIntyre - Australian actor
    Liam O'Flaherty - Irish novelist
    Liam Lynch - American musician
    Liam Cunningham - Irish actor
    Liam Hemsworth - Australian actor
    Liam Payne, 1/5 of One Direction
    Liam Neeson- Irish Actor