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Meaning and name origin

Williams \wi-llia-ms\ as a boy's name has the meaning "determined protector" and is a variant of William (Old German): from wil meaning "will", "desire" and helm meaning "helmet", "protection".

A suggested similar baby name is Williamson.


Williams is a very popular first name for males (#596 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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