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What does Villem mean?

Villem Pronunciation of Villem [villem] as a name for boys is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of the name Villem is "determined protector". Villem is a version of William (Old German): from wil meaning "will".

Associated with: determined (faithful), protector (defender).


17 relations via William: Bill, Bille, Billie, Billy, Vilhelm, Wilek, Wiley, Wilhelm, Wilkes, Will, Willem, Willi, Willie, Willis, Wills, Willy and Wilmer.

Creative forms:
(male) Valem, Villen, ..

(female) Ville, Villen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Villem Quincy (V.Q.), ..

How popular is Villem?

Villem is an unusual first name for men. Villem is an equivalently unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Villem (not ranked) are William (#5 last year), Willie (#775), Billy (#809), Will (#834), Wiley (#1321), Wilmer (#1575), Willis (#1985), Willy, Billie, Willem, Wilhelm and Bill. Other variants, like Willi, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Villem was common a century ago (median #594) and is now much diminished (#1442, 90.2% less usage). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bill, Billie, Billy, Wiley, Wilhelm in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Will, Willem, William, Willie, Willis in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Willy, Wilmer in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Billy, Wilhelm, Will, William, Wilmer outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alem, Clem, Dillen, Gillen, Gilles, Gilley, Hallem, Hillel, Hiller, Millen, Miller, Saleem, Salem, Vaile, Vaill, Vale, Valen, Vallen, Valter, Verle, Videl, Villard, Villiers, Vilmos, Vince, Vireo, Virle, Vitale, Vivek, Vivien, Volker, Vollker, Volney, Vyrle, Willes, Willet and Willey. These names tend to be more frequently used than Villem.

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