Popularity (masculine) 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) 
 Year   Rank   Percent Used 
2018 #3 0.753
2017 #3 0.759
2016 #3 0.780
2015 #5 0.780
2014 #5 0.822
2013 #5 0.825
2012 #5 0.833
2011 #3 0.855
2010 #5 0.831
2009 #5 0.845
2008 #8 0.844
2007 #8 0.853
2006 #10 0.865
2005 #11 0.896
2004 #8 0.957
2003 #11 0.952
2002 #11 0.974
2001 #10 0.972
2000 #11 0.990
1999 #14 1.016
1998 #14 1.028
1997 #19 1.002
1996 #18 1.025
1995 #20 1.002
1994 #19 1.054
1993 #18 1.075
1992 #20 1.099
1991 #19 1.126
1990 #16 1.157
1989 #15 1.177
1988 #16 1.205
1987 #15 1.241
1986 #15 1.267
1985 #16 1.279
1984 #16 1.327
1983 #16 1.363
1982 #15 1.356
1981 #15 1.332
1980 #14 1.383
1979 #13 1.378
1978 #13 1.415
1977 #12 1.449
1976 #11 1.497
1975 #10 1.576
1974 #10 1.655
1973 #9 1.736
1972 #9 1.823
1971 #7 1.949
1970 #7 2.042
1969 #6 2.056
1968 #6 2.081
1967 #6 2.114
1966 #6 2.104
1965 #6 2.117
1964 #7 2.182
1963 #7 2.154
1962 #7 2.134
1961 #7 2.226
1960 #7 2.279
1959 #7 2.371
1958 #6 2.517
1957 #6 2.598
1956 #6 2.748
1955 #6 2.870
1954 #6 2.969
1953 #6 3.088
1952 #6 3.195
1951 #6 3.284
1950 #6 3.336
1949 #4 3.413
1948 #4 3.476
1947 #4 3.607
1946 #4 3.638
1945 #4 3.662
1944 #4 3.770
1943 #4 3.843
1942 #4 3.898
1941 #4 3.809
1940 #4 3.775
1939 #4 3.713
1938 #4 3.733
1937 #4 3.723
1936 #4 3.701
1935 #4 3.759
1934 #4 3.783
1933 #4 3.828
1932 #4 3.920
1931 #4 4.046
1930 #4 4.185
1929 #4 4.316
1928 #4 4.304
1927 #4 4.431
1926 #4 4.533
1925 #3 4.629
1924 #3 4.577
1923 #3 4.604
1922 #3 4.543
1921 #3 4.557
1920 #2 4.556
1919 #2 4.331
1918 #2 4.319
1917 #2 4.422
1916 #2 4.378
1915 #2 4.378
1914 #2 4.354
1913 #2 4.389
1912 #2 4.347
1911 #2 4.388
1910 #3 4.241
1909 #2 4.475
1908 #2 4.525
1907 #2 4.353
1906 #2 4.558
1905 #2 4.534
1904 #2 4.632
1903 #2 4.880
1902 #2 4.984
1901 #2 5.182
1900 #2 5.291
1899 #2 5.283
1898 #2 5.602
1897 #2 5.903
1896 #2 6.002
1895 #2 5.746
1894 #2 5.824
1893 #2 5.967
1892 #2 5.920
1891 #2 6.190
1890 #2 6.261
1889 #2 6.529
1888 #2 6.701
1887 #2 6.834
1886 #2 6.932
1885 #2 6.938
1884 #2 7.249
1883 #2 7.457
1882 #2 7.619
1881 #2 7.872
1880 #2 8.051