William

Boy

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Origin

  • Germanic

Meaning/history

  • From will and helmet implying strong protection

Nicknames

  • Will,
  • Bill,
  • Liam,
  • Billy,
  • Willy,
  • Wills,
  • Willie,
  • Guillemme,
  • Billster,
  • Bilbo baggins,
  • Billy wizz,
  • Wilks,
  • Wilfy,
  • Guillaume

Interesting Williams

  • Shakespeare,
  • Will self,
  • William the conqueror,
  • Just william,
  • Prince william,
  • Will smith,
  • William blake,
  • Billy idol,
  • Billy connolly,
  • Will young,
  • William tell,
  • William shakespeare,
  • Will turner,
  • King william of orange,
  • William pitt the younger,
  • William wallace,
  • William bradford,
  • William brewster,
  • William penn

Unfortunate Williams

  • William rufus,
  • King william the bastard

William goes well with...

  • Alexandra,
  • George,
  • Henry,
  • James, michael,
  • Maximillian,
  • Arthur,
  • Freddie,
  • Alistair,
  • Freya,
  • Madeline,
  • Ethan ,
  • Holmes

When I hear William I think of...

  • Kings,
  • "william, it was really nothing",
  • 'just william',
  • Yet another william,
  • Good looking lad,
  • Aristocrat,
  • Gorgeous scrummy boy

The Mumsnet verdict on William

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William's biscuit choice will be...

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Duchy Originals

33 %

Choco Leibniz

15 %

Stem ginger organic wheat-frees

3 %

Chocolate HobNobs

18 %

Jaffa cakes

3 %

Fox's Party Rings

9 %

Garibaldis

3 %

Fig rolls

9 %

Rich tea fingers

0 %

Custard creams

6 %

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