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pinWhat does Liam mean?

Liam /liam/ as a boys' name is pronounced LEE-am. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Liam is "determined protector". Irish Gaelic form of William. Actor Liam Neeson.


pinVariations

Liam has 1 variant: Lyam.

Liam has 3 more different relations via William: Bill, Will and Wim.

Kreatif forms: Liambo, Liamlu, Liamno. [more]

pinHow popular is Liam?

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Liam name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Liam outside U.S.

Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Liam and affiliated names. William (#5 from current records), Will (#763) and Bill are the prominent related forms of Liam (#2 from current records). These relations of Liam were popular as baby names during the years 1890-1899 (average #308) and are somewhat less popular today (#442, 19%), with the versions Will and Bill becoming less trendy. Liam is the most trendy baby name in this compilation. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Liam, Bill, Will, William in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Liam, Will, William outside U.S.


pinSimilar Names

Liam is pronounced similarly to Lem. Other recommended similar baby names are Laine, Lane, Len, Lenn, Leon, Lin, Linn, Lino, Lion, Lioni, Lon, Lonn, Luano, Lunn, Lyn, Lynn and Lyon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Liam.

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