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What does the name "Williams" mean?

Williams (English): Son or servant of William

The name "Williams" is of English origin and it means "Son or servant of William". It's a name commonly given to boys. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

W is for wise, more tomorrow that today.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

L is for little, the little things you do.

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

A is for able, for you surely are.

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

S is for serene, your calm time.

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How popular is the name "Williams" in the U.S.?



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Want to know about the populiarty of Williams? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,657 babies born with the name Williams in the United States. That's more than enough Williams to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 11 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Williams" was in 1950 with a total of 86 babies.

According to the 1929 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Williams" is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1929. Across the entire United States a total of only 58 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Williams popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Williams in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

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