What does Lyam mean?
Lyam [lyam] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Lyam is "determined protector". Lyam is an alternate form, with the prefix Ly-, of Liam (Old German): Irish Gaelic transcription of William.
(male) Lyambe, Lyamm, ..
(female) Lyamby, Lyli, ..
How popular is Lyam?
Lyam is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Lyam is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the birth name statistics of Lyam for boys. Lyam was first listed in 2012 and reached its peak position of #1612 in the U.S. in 2014, and is currently at #1666. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Liam (#2 the previous year) is the only other prominent alternative form of Lyam (#1666 the previous year). These forms of Lyam were favored as birth names less than a decade ago (adoption of 0.97%) and have remained as common to this day (adoption 0.97%). Liam is the most chic boy name among these.
Lyam is pronounced similarly to Lem▼. Other suggested similar names are Adam▼, Aram, Azam, Bram, Byram, Cam, Cram, Elam, Gram, Ham, Hyram, Isam, Kam, Kram, La-, Lad, Lea, Loyal, Lyall, Lyle▼, Lyn, Lynn▼, Lyon, Noam, Ram, Sam▼ and Tam. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lyam.See names in meaning and etymology.