What does Liam mean?
Liam has 1 variant: Lyam.
Liam has 33 more different forms via William: Bill▼, Bille, Billie▼, Billy▼, Guglielmo, Guillaume, Guillermo▼, Vilhelm, Villem, Wilek, Wiley▼, Wilhelm▼, Wilhelmus, Wilkes, Wilkie, Wilkinson, Will▼, Willem, Willhelmus, Willi, Williams▼, Williamson, Willie▼, Willis▼, Willkie, Wills, Willson, Willy, Wilmer▼, Wilmot, Wilmott, Wilson▼ and Wim.
Liam is a rare given name for men but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#116835 out of 150436, Top 78%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Liam for boys. Liam entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #2 in the U.S. in 2014. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Liam and affiliated names. William (#5 the previous year), Wilson (#594), Guillermo (#678), Willie (#722), Will (#763), Billy (#794), Willy, Wilmer, Billie, Willis, Wilhelm, Wiley, Williams and Bill are the prominent related forms of Liam (#2 the previous year). These boy names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1920-1929 (usage of 0.5873%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.2295%, down 60.9%), with versions such as Billy, Will, Guillermo, Willie and Wilson becoming somewhat dated. Liam (#2) is the most trendy baby name in this compilation. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)