Willam

Willam - A very unique male name



  Dec 06,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Willam appeared on the charts for the first time in 1916 on position #1785. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Willam and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Willam? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Willam. The baby boy name Willam was given to 6 baby boys in 1984, ranking #2234 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 281,394 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Willam peaked in popularity 74 years ago in 1945 on position 841.



Famous with this name

Willam Belli
Willam Freeman
Willam Adashek


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Willam is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Willam is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #1,254 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,254.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Willam is where you live.


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Willam origin and meaning

Willam is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Willam, pop culture references for the name Willam and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Willam

We've found the following names that sound similar to Willam, sorted by popularity.

William / Waylon / Willem / Willian / Wilhelm / Waylen / Willaim / Waylan / Wiliam / Wilmon /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
19842234
19832604
19691862
19681787
19661288
19651746
19631549
19611426
19601028
19591008
19581190
19571214
19561247
19551090
19541277
19521298
19511727
19501419
19491745
19461501
1945841
19441018
19431015
19421159
1941888
19401446
19391039
19371456
19361144
19351712
19341718
1933925
1932925
19311280
19301329
1929976
19281551
19271931
19261965
19251464
19241245
19231963
19221181
19211488
19201976
19191926
19161785

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas1254

Even more about Willam


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Willam a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Willam?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1945
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Willam
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 281,394
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1916
1984 births +6

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