What does Billie mean?
Billie [bil-lie] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Billie) is pronounced BILL-ee. It is of Old English origin. Originally a nickname for William. Now a feminine name, a short form for Wilhelmina (Old German) "will helmet, protection". Often combined with other names. Singer Billie Holliday; actress Billie Burke; tennis player Billie Jean King.
Related girl name: Bobbie.
1 masculine form: Bill.Creative forms:
(female) Balie, Bidlie, ..
(male) Bilbi, Bildie, .. Middle name pairings:
Billie Leilani (B.L.), ..
How popular is Billie?
Billie is a very prominent first name for females (#278 out of 4276, Top 6%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#13347 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Billie reached its highest position of #107 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Billie appearing in the Top 2000 are Billi, Billiejo, Billy, Billye, Bobbie, Minnie, Wilhelmina (#1619 the previous year), Willa (#481), Willene, William and Willie. Adoption of these relations of Billie reached its peak 135 years ago (median #1093) and has become significantly lower since, with forms like Billie becoming less stylish. Willa is the most trendy birth name in this compilation.
Billie▼ is alike in pronunciation to Bailee▲, Bailei, Bailie, Bailley, Baillie, Bailly, Bali, Baylee▲, Baylie, Belia and Bella. Other suggested similar names are Ailie, Ailli, Aillie, Aillin, Allie▲, Bell▼, Belle▼, Biddie, Binnie, Birdie▼, Brilie (see Briley), Callie▲, Cellie, Collie, Dilli, Dollie▼, Ellie▲, Emillie, Fillis, Gillie, Haillie, Hallie, Hildie, Hille, Hillie, Hollie▼, Jilli, Jillie, Jullie, Kallie▲, Kellie▼, Lallie, Lilie, Lilli, Lillia, Lillie▼, Lollie, Maillie, Mallie▼, Mellie▼, Mille, Millee, Milli, Millie, Milzie, Mollie▼, Nellie▼, Ollie▼, Phillie, Pollie, Sallie▼, Silkie, Sillia, Silvie, Tallie, Tildie, Tilli, Tillie▼, Vallie▼, Wallie and Yollie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Billie.See names in meaning and etymology.