What secrets hide behind “William” that makes it rock? Your first name is more than just a name!
The name “William” is of German origin. It’s a name commonly given to boys.
Your name in reverse order is “Mailliw.” A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give ‘Lliwaim.’ How do you pronounce that?
The true meaning of ‘William’ cannot be described with just a few words. Your name is your destiny, heart’s desire, and personality. William is a name that evokes logical reasoning. You are possibly intelligent, intuitive, graceful, and even a psychic. Interest in spirituality and mysticism is a strong possibility in your quest for truth. Sometimes you are not friendly and do not like to spend time with other people. You’re the type of person who appreciates luxury and elegance.
Your heart’s desire is to become a leader. You dislike taking orders and want to be in charge – the boss figure. Surprisingly, your creativity allows you to find new solutions to old problems. You can generate ideas on the fly, and want recognition for your efforts. You tend to avoid those who are needy and idle on their work.
When people hear the name William, they perceive you as someone who is sympathetic, compassionate, and generous. People feel comfortable with and count on you for support. You don’t care about fashion and are often shabbily dressed. Others see you as a maternal or paternal figure.
Willing, active, and versatile are some of the words that describe you. You don't care much about the reason. You are friendly and like meeting and talking to people. You actually can attract, influence, and inspire people. Try to take advantage of your creativity.
Your most likely vocation: skilled worker in any field, historian, philosopher, poet, writer, counsellor, adviser.
Lucky colors: All shades of yellow, gold, and green
Lucky gem(s): Moonstone, cat’s-eye, pearl, any white stone
Lucky day(s): Saturday and Sunday
Lucky botanicals: Elder, blackberry, hops, juniper, linseed, grapes, all types of fruit juices
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“William” is the second most popular baby boy’s name in Tennessee as reported in the 1944 U.S. Social Security Administration data (ssa.gov). Imagine that, 1,541 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1944. A total of 52,505 babies also bear the same first name during that year in the U.S. From 1880 to 2018, the highest recorded use of this name was in 1947 with a total of 66,989 babies. That’s a lot of baby Williams.
Since 1880 up to 2018, the name “William” was recorded 4,133,327 times in the SSA public database. Using the UN World Population Prospects for 2019, that’s more than enough Williams to occupy the country of Republic of Moldova with an estimated population of 4,029,750.
The name first appeared in the year 1880 and given to 9,562 newborn babies. It became a popular name in the year 1880 with a rank of #2 nationwide and was registered 9,532 times as a baby boy’s name. William became a popular boy’s name in the state of Delaware in the year 1910. It ranked #1 with 28 babies. The all-time high record for this name was in 1947 in the state of New York with 6,275 baby boys.
This name is a consistent top ranking boy’s name in the state of Arkansas for 109 years from 1910 to 2018 (may not be consecutive). It’s also popular in the states of Oregon, Colorado, Texas, Louisiana, Nevada, Alabama, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, New Jersey, Kansas, Michigan, Tennessee, New York, Vermont, Arizona, South Dakota, Indiana, Utah, Wyoming, Georgia, Kentucky, New Hampshire, Washington, Idaho, District of Columbia, Wisconsin, Alaska, Maryland, North Dakota, California, New Mexico, Maine, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Ohio, Mississippi, Delaware, Oklahoma, Montana, Iowa, Massachusetts, Hawaii, Missouri, Virginia, Minnesota, Connecticut, Nebraska, Rhode Island, West Virginia for 109 years (may not be consecutive).
For the past six decades (1959 to 2018), the name “William” was recorded 1,569,159 times in the SSA database.
Now you know why your first name rocks. Time to show your creativity! Try exploring the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers, or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV, or movie characters. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
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