Popularity in the United States

1890 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 8.100% 6.480% 4.860% 3.240% 1.620% 1880 2018
              

Numbers

 William (masculine)   William (feminine) 
 Year   Rank   Percent Used   Rank   Percent Used 
2018 #3 0.753
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2017 #3 0.759
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2016 #3 0.780
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2015 #5 0.780
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2014 #5 0.822
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2013 #5 0.825
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2012 #5 0.833
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2011 #3 0.855
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2010 #5 0.831
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2009 #5 0.845
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2008 #8 0.844
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2007 #8 0.853
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2006 #10 0.865
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2005 #11 0.896
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2004 #8 0.957
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2003 #11 0.952
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2002 #11 0.974
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2001 #10 0.972
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2000 #11 0.990
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1999 #14 1.016
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1998 #14 1.028
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1997 #19 1.002
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1996 #18 1.025
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1995 #20 1.002
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1994 #19 1.054
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1993 #18 1.075
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1992 #20 1.099
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1991 #19 1.126
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1990 #16 1.157
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1989 #15 1.177
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1988 #16 1.205
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1987 #15 1.241
#954 0.009
1986 #15 1.267
#955 0.009
1985 #16 1.279
#873 0.010
1984 #16 1.327
#931 0.009
1983 #16 1.363
#822 0.010
1982 #15 1.356
#866 0.010
1981 #15 1.332
#886 0.010
1980 #14 1.383
#764 0.012
1979 #13 1.378
#822 0.011
1978 #13 1.415
#801 0.011
1977 #12 1.449
#803 0.011
1976 #11 1.497
#736 0.013
1975 #10 1.576
#829 0.010
1974 #10 1.655
#797 0.011
1973 #9 1.736
#800 0.010
1972 #9 1.823
#729 0.012
1971 #7 1.949
#741 0.011
1970 #7 2.042
#728 0.011
1969 #6 2.056
#713 0.011
1968 #6 2.081
#706 0.011
1967 #6 2.114
#716 0.011
1966 #6 2.104
#735 0.010
1965 #6 2.117
#787 0.009
1964 #7 2.182
#835 0.008
1963 #7 2.154
#763 0.009
1962 #7 2.134
#784 0.009
1961 #7 2.226
#728 0.010
1960 #7 2.279
#810 0.008
1959 #7 2.371
#819 0.008
1958 #6 2.517
#791 0.008
1957 #6 2.598
#779 0.008
1956 #6 2.748
#794 0.008
1955 #6 2.870
#907 0.006
1954 #6 2.969
#827 0.006
1953 #6 3.088
#801 0.007
1952 #6 3.195
#736 0.008
1951 #6 3.284
#868 0.006
1950 #6 3.336
#772 0.007
1949 #4 3.413
#748 0.007
1948 #4 3.476
#668 0.009
1947 #4 3.607
#676 0.008
1946 #4 3.638
#629 0.010
1945 #4 3.662
#605 0.011
1944 #4 3.770
#625 0.010
1943 #4 3.843
#581 0.012
1942 #4 3.898
#566 0.012
1941 #4 3.809
#595 0.011
1940 #4 3.775
#564 0.013
1939 #4 3.713
#537 0.013
1938 #4 3.733
#586 0.012
1937 #4 3.723
#514 0.015
1936 #4 3.701
#522 0.014
1935 #4 3.759
#495 0.015
1934 #4 3.783
#482 0.016
1933 #4 3.828
#469 0.019
1932 #4 3.920
#428 0.021
1931 #4 4.046
#417 0.022
1930 #4 4.185
#398 0.025
1929 #4 4.316
#360 0.029
1928 #4 4.304
#367 0.029
1927 #4 4.431
#382 0.026
1926 #4 4.533
#395 0.025
1925 #3 4.629
#402 0.023
1924 #3 4.577
#445 0.019
1923 #3 4.604
#458 0.018
1922 #3 4.543
#499 0.016
1921 #3 4.557
#517 0.015
1920 #2 4.556
#474 0.016
1919 #2 4.331
#514 0.015
1918 #2 4.319
#535 0.014
1917 #2 4.422
#519 0.015
1916 #2 4.378
#575 0.013
1915 #2 4.378
#566 0.013
1914 #2 4.354
#574 0.012
1913 #2 4.389
#525 0.014
1912 #2 4.347
#553 0.013
1911 #2 4.388
#605 0.011
1910 #3 4.241
#698 0.009
1909 #2 4.475
#669 0.010
1908 #2 4.525
#557 0.013
1907 #2 4.353
#702 0.009
1906 #2 4.558
#689 0.009
1905 #2 4.534
#664 0.009
1904 #2 4.632
#700 0.009
1903 #2 4.880
#549 0.013
1902 #2 4.984
#667 0.009
1901 #2 5.182
#538 0.013
1900 #2 5.291
#509 0.014
1899 #2 5.283
#644 0.009
1898 #2 5.602
#481 0.015
1897 #2 5.903
#521 0.013
1896 #2 6.002
#434 0.017
1895 #2 5.746
#455 0.016
1894 #2 5.824
#487 0.014
1893 #2 5.967
#473 0.014
1892 #2 5.920
#401 0.020
1891 #2 6.190
#351 0.025
1890 #2 6.261
#435 0.017
1889 #2 6.529
#353 0.024
1888 #2 6.701
#369 0.022
1887 #2 6.834
#322 0.028
1886 #2 6.932
#360 0.023
1885 #2 6.938
#348 0.023
1884 #2 7.249
#337 0.025
1883 #2 7.457
#278 0.033
1882 #2 7.619
#317 0.027
1881 #2 7.872
#286 0.030
1880 #2 8.051
#282 0.031