56 William names that mean william for boys, listing William baby names 1-20. Alan, Bennett, Bill, Bo, Bradford and Chase are popular names. Absalom, Aeneas, Algernon, Anselm, Bligh, Booth, Boyne, Buckley, Caxton, Colgate, Corcoran, Cullen, Emlyn and Falco are uncommon names. View William baby names for name meanings, search William names for girls, or search other baby names.
Absalom ... "Would God I had died for thee, O Absalom, my son, my son!" Also the title of a tragic novel by William Faulkner ... 
Aeneas ... Football player Aeneas Williams. 
Alan ... Introduced into England by Breton followers of William the Conqueror ... 
Algernon ... and this was a nickname for William de Percy ... a companion of William the Conqueror ... 
Anselm ... Saint Anselm (11th century) was archbishop of Canterbury during William the Conqueror's reign ... 
Bennett ... author William Bennett ... 
Bill ... Nickname for William ... 
Bligh ... but due to the fame of English sea captain William Bligh ... 
Bo ... nickname of William ... 
Booth ... probably due to Salvation Army founder William Booth ... 
Boyne ... the Protestant King William III defeated the Catholic King James II ... 
Bradford ... William Bradford (17th century) ... Another William Bradford (18th century) was a printer who played an important part in the American Revolution. 
Buckley ... Place name. Author William F. Buckley.
Caxton ... William Caxton (15th century) established the first printing press in England.
Chase ... Painter William Merritt Chase. 
Colgate ... William Colgate of the soap fortune. 
Corcoran ... William Corcoran was a 19th-century financier who founded a significant art gallery in Washington, D.C. 
Cullen ... Poet William Cullen Bryant. 
Emlyn ... Playwright and actor Emlyn Williams. 
Falco ... Author William Faulkner. 
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