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GenderMasculine & Feminine
PronouncedPron.WIL-ee English
VI-lee German
WIL-lee Dutch
VIL-lee Dutch
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of WILLIAM, WILHELM or WILLEM. It is both masculine and feminine in Dutch.
VariantsBill, Wil, Will, Willie English Willi, Wim German Elma, Helma, Jelle, Mien, Mina, Pim, Wil, Wilma, Wim Dutch
DiminutivesBillie, Billy English
Feminine FormsWilhelmina English Wilhelmina, Wilhelmine German Wilhelmina, Willemijn, Willemina Dutch
Masculine FormsWilhelmus, Willem Dutch
Other Languages & CulturesWilhelm, Willahelm Ancient Germanic Gwilherm Breton Guillem Catalan Vilim, Vilko, Vilma Croatian Vilém, Vilma Czech Vilhelm Danish Vilhelmo, Vilĉjo Esperanto Villem Estonian Vilhelm, Viljami, Jami, Vilhelmi, Vilhelmiina, Vilho, Vili, Viljo, Ville, Vilma Finnish Guillaume French Vilmos, Vili, Vilma Hungarian Vilhjálmur Icelandic Uilliam, Liam, Uilleag, Ulick Irish Guglielmo Italian Vilhelms, Vilis Latvian Wöllem, Wullem, Mien, Mina, Wum Limburgish Vilhelmas, Vilhelmina Lithuanian Illiam Manx Wiremu Maori Wilkin, Wilky, Wilmot Medieval English Vilhelm Norwegian Wilhelm Polish Guilherme, Vilma Portuguese Uilleam Scottish Viliam, Vilma Slovak Viljem, Vili, Vilko Slovene Guillermo, Vilma Spanish Vilhelm, Vilhelmina, Ville, Vilma Swedish Gwilym, Gwil, Gwilim, Gwillym Welsh

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Entry updated July 13, 2010   Contribute