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variations of William

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d1157230986361b000875 Tue 11-Aug-15 16:55:29

On my DH family tree he is descendant from lots of Williams.

We like the name William but are looking for variations to the name, and if they are usable. DS is Charlie and DD is Tilly

What about Wilbur - which would honour 2 family members in one go - William and Burt / Bertie.

How usable is Wilbur? Any other variations to William

SpaggyBollocks Tue 11-Aug-15 16:58:17

Wilbur is great. I would pinch it myself except I have a Wilfred.

IAmAPaleontologist Tue 11-Aug-15 17:03:49

Wilbur is cute.

Liam is another "normal" non nickname sounding variation.

Ds2 has taken to calling ds1 who is a William "Smellington" but that's probably not going to make it to your short list grin.

d1157230986361b000875 Tue 11-Aug-15 17:04:02

wilfred is lovely, didn't think of that one smile

Aoifebell Tue 11-Aug-15 17:05:40

Willem as in Willem Dafoe

CloserToFiftyThanTwenty Tue 11-Aug-15 17:07:20

Bill / Billy are the other "normal" NN for William

d1157230986361b000875 Tue 11-Aug-15 17:08:21

Smellington :D I may not add that one to the list.

Liam was my first choice but DH said no.

d1157230986361b000875 Tue 11-Aug-15 17:10:12

I can't really use Bill or Billy with a Tilly ;)

Willem is quite nice, shall mention to DH

Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Tue 11-Aug-15 20:56:53

Wilbur is adorable.
Go with it

howtodrainyourflagon Tue 11-Aug-15 20:58:27

Willem (Danish version)

UniS Tue 11-Aug-15 20:58:32


LumpyCustard69 Wed 12-Aug-15 12:17:58

Wilfred (Will, Wilf, Fred, Freddie) is really nice.

Ham69 Wed 12-Aug-15 21:31:06

Love Wilbur and Wilfred, especially nn "Wilf".

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