William - Wikipedia
William is a popular given name of an old Germanic origin. It became very popular in the English language after the Norman conquest of England in 1066, and remained so throughout the Middle Ages and into the modern era.
William - Name Meaning, What does William mean?
How popular is William? William is a very prominent first name for men (#5 out of 1220, Top 1%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#1923 out of 150436, Top 1%).
Meaning, origin and history of the name William
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.
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William: Name Meaning, Popularity, and Similar Names
The name William is a boy's name of English origin meaning "resolute protection". William is ranked #3 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Middle Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "ALPHABET Drop 2 Add 1 - Boys".
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The meaning of the name William is With Gilded Helmet. The origin of the name William is English. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
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William - Wiktionary
A male given name popular since the Norman Conquest. 1605 William Camden, Remains Concerning Britain, John Russell Smith, 1870, page 98: This name hath been most ...
William I | Biography, Reign, & Facts | Britannica.com
William I, byname William the Conqueror or William the Bastard or William of Normandy, French Guillaume le Conquérant or Guillaume le Bâtard or Guillaume de Normandie, (born c. 1028, Falaise, Normandy [France]—died September 9, 1087, Rouen), duke of Normandy (as William II) from 1035 and king of England (as William I) from 1066, one of the greatest soldiers and rulers of the Middle Ages.
William the Conqueror - Wikipedia
William I (c. 1028 – 9 September 1087), usually known as William the Conqueror and sometimes William the Bastard, was the first Norman King of England, reigning from 1066 until his death in 1087.