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What does Billey mean?

Billey Pronunciation of Billey [bil-ley] as a name for girls is an Old German name, and the name Billey means "determined protector". Billey is an alternate spelling of Wilhelmina (Old German).

Associated with: determined, protector (defender).


Billey has 3 variants: Billee, Billie and Billy.

7 more related forms via Wilhelmina: Billa, Wileen, Willa, Willeen, Willene, Willie and Willy.

Creative forms:
(female) Beley, Boley, ..

(male) Bilio, Bilney, ..

Middle name pairings:
Billey Deanna (B.D.), ..

How popular is Billey?

Billey is a rare given name for women but a very popular last name for all people (#48469 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Billey (not ranked) are Willa (#481 the previous year), Wilhelmina (#1619), Willie, Willene, Billy and Billie. Other variants, like Billa, are seldom used. These forms of Billey reached the height of their popularity a century ago (adoption of 0.41%) and have become much less popular since (adoption 0.04%, 91%), with forms such as Wilhelmina becoming somewhat outmoded. Billie is the firm favorite, though Willa has become popular as well over time. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Billie, Billy, Wilhelmina, Willa, Willene, Willie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Billey and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Billey is pronounced similarly to Bailee, Bailei, Bailey, Bailie, Bailley, Baillie, Bailly, Baily, Baylee, Bayley, Bayly, Bella, Bilee, Billi and Billye. Other recommended names are Ailey, Alley, Bell, Belle, Bianey, Birdey, Briley, Brinley, Bryley (see Briley), Calley, Cilly, Dolley, Eiley, Emilley (see Emily), Gilly, Halley, Hille, Hillery, Hilly, Holley, Jilly, Kalley, Kelley, Kiley, Lilley, Lilly, Mille, Millee, Milly, Molley, Nelley, Polley, Reilley, Riley, Ripley, Salley, Sisley, Talley, Tilley, Tilly, Valley and Yolley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Billey.

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