What does Willem mean?
Willem has 24 different relations via William: Bill▼, Bille, Billie▼, Billy▼, Vilhelm, Villem, Wilek, Wiley▼, Wilhelm, Wilkes, Wilkie, Will▼, Willi, Williams, Willie▼, Willis▼, Willkie, Wills, Willson, Willy, Wilmer▼, Wilmot, Wilson▼ and Wim.Creative forms:
(male) Walem, Wallem, ..
(female) Willemmi, Wilmi, .. Middle name pairings:
Willem Keegan (W.K.), ..
How popular is Willem?
Willem is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#70906 out of 150436, Top 47%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name history of Willem for boys. Willem was first listed in 1994 and reached its top position of #1208 in the U.S. in 2003, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Shown below is an analysis of the history of Willem and related names. Bill, Billie, Billy (#809 the previous year), Wiley (#1321), Wilhelm, Wilkie, Will (#834), William (#5), Williams, Willie (#775), Willis (#1985), Willy, Wilmer (#1575), Wilmot and Wilson (#620) are the popular variation forms of Willem appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Villem, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Willem was more pronounced in the 1880s (adoption of 9.21%) and is now much reduced (adoption 0.92%, 90% less).
Willem is alike in pronunciation to Alem and Eilam. Other recommended names are Clem▼, Dillen, Gillen, Gilles, Gilley, Hallem, Hillel, Hiller, Millen, Miller▲, Saleem, Salem, Wadley, Walden, Walder, Waleed, Walker▲, Wallas, Waller, Wallie, Wallis, Wally, Walter▼, Warley, Waylen, Webley, Welbey (see Welby), Welden, Wellbey (see Welby), Wellby, Wells, Wesley▲, Whitley, Wickley, Wil, Wilber▼, Wilbert▼, Wilbur▼, Wild, Wilde, Wilder▲, Wilfred▼, Willard▼, Willbur, Willerd, Willes, Willess, Willet, Willets, Willett, Willey, Willfred, Williss, Willkes, Willmar (see Wilmer), Willmer, Wilmar, Wilton▼, Windom, Winter, Wister, Wole, Wolfe, Wrisley, Wulfe, Wyler, Wylie and Wylmer. These names tend to be more commonly used than Willem.See names in meaning and etymology.