What does Williamson mean?
Williamson [williamson] as a name for boys has its root in Old German, and the name Williamson means "determined protector". Williamson is a variant form of William (Old German): from wil meaning "will".
(female) Middle name pairings:
Williamson Willie (W.W.), ..
How popular is Williamson?
Williamson is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#245 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Williamson (unlisted) ranked in the Top 2000 are William (#5 last year) and Williams. Other forms, like Willson, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Williamson was common among parents a century ago (average #303) and is now significantly less (#1002, 89.3% less usage), with the version William falling out of fashion. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Adamson, Addamson, Alanson, Albinson, Alison, Alisson, Allison, Allson, Allyson, Cillian, Dickinson, Dillon▼, Elison, Elisson, Ellington, Ellison, Ellson, Ellyson, Esiason, Esiasson, Gellion, Gilleon, Gillian, Gillion, Gillon, Gillson, Gilson, Hilarion, Jimson, Killian▲, Millton, Neillson (see Nelson), Nilson, Nilsson, Philipson, Rawlinson, Samson▲, Silvaon, Tamson, Tomlinson, Wallas, Wallis, Watson, Welldon, Wellington, Wilkins, Willard▼, Willem, Willes, Willess, Willets, Willfredo, Willi, Willie▼, Willis▼, Williss, Williston, Willkes, Willkins (see Wilkinson), Willkinson (see Wilkinson), Willmar (see Wilmer), Willmer, Wills, Wilmot, Wilson▼ and Wilton▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Williamson.See names in meaning and etymology.