What does Billie mean?
Billie /bil-lie/ as a girls' name (also used less commonly 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:
(female) Balie, Bidlie, ..
(male) Bilbi, Bildie, ..
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 reached its highest position of #107 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, and is at #1726 presently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Popular related forms of Billie (#1726 the previous year) appearing in the Top 2000 are Billi, Billiejo, Billy, Billye, Bobbie, Minnie, Wilhelmina (#1876 the previous year), Willa (#549), Willene, William and Willie. Adoption of these relations of Billie reached its peak 134 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.