What does Wilhelm mean?
Wilhelm has 1 feminine form: Gulielma.Creative forms:
(male) Waldhelm, Whithelm, ..
(female) Wildell, Wilhel, .. Middle name pairings:
Wilhelm Beckett (W.B.), ..
How popular is Wilhelm?
Wilhelm is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#1666 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name history of Wilhelm for boys. Wilhelm entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its highest position of #921 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. William (#5 in 2015), Will (#834), Wiley (#1321), Wilmer (#1575), Willy and Willem are the popular alternative forms of Wilhelm rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Wilhelm were at the apex of their popularity during 1880-1889 (usage of 8.4%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.86%, 89.8% less).
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Kenhelm, Wilber▼, Wilbert▼, Wilde, Wilder▲, Willerd, Willes, Willess, Willet, Willets, Willett and Willey. These names tend to be more frequently used than Wilhelm.See names in meaning and etymology.