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GenderMasculine
UsageIrish

Meaning & History

Either an Irish form of the Old Norse name HUGLEIKR, or else a diminutive of UILLIAM.
VariantsLiam, Ulick
Other Languages & CulturesWilhelm, Willahelm Ancient Germanic Hugleikr Ancient Scandinavian Gwilherm Breton Guillem Catalan Vilim, Vilko Croatian Vilém Czech Vilhelm Danish Wilhelmus, Willem, Jelle, Pim, Wil, Willy, Wim Dutch William, Bill, Billie, Billy, Liam, Wil, Will, Willie, Willy English Vilhelmo, Vilĉjo Esperanto Villem Estonian Vilhelm, Viljami, Jami, Vilhelmi, Vilho, Vili, Viljo, Ville Finnish Guillaume French Wilhelm, Willi, Willy, Wim German Vilmos, Vili Hungarian Vilhjálmur Icelandic Guglielmo Italian Vilhelms, Vilis Latvian Wöllem, Wullem, Wum Limburgish Vilhelmas Lithuanian Illiam Manx Wiremu Maori Wilkin, Wilky, Wilmot Medieval English Vilhelm Norwegian Wilhelm Polish Guilherme Portuguese Uilleam Scottish Viliam Slovak Viljem, Vili, Vilko Slovene Guillermo Spanish Vilhelm, Ville Swedish Gwilym, Gwil, Gwilim, Gwillym Welsh

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Entry updated July 27, 2010   Contribute