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.
Billie has 1 masculine form: Bill.Kreatif forms: Balie, Bidlie, Bilie. [more]
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)
Displayed below is the birth name history of Billie for girls. Billie was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its highest position of #117 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Popular related forms of Billie appearing in the Top 1000 are Billy, Billye, Bobbie, Minnie, Wilhelmina, Willa (#549 the previous year), Willene, William and Willie. Adoption of these relations of Billie reached its peak 94 years ago (median #408) and has become significantly lower since (#954, 92.4% less), with forms like Minnie, Wilhelmina, Willene, William and Willie becoming somewhat outmoded.
Thinking of names?
Billie▼ is alike in pronunciation to Bailee▲, Bailei, Bailie, Bailley, Baillie, Bailly, Bali, Baylee▲, Baylie, Belia and Bella▲. Other suggested similar baby names are Ailie, Ailli, Aillie, Aillin, Allie▲, Bell▼, Belle▼, Biddie, Binnie, Birdie▼, Brilie, 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.