Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. VIL-helm(Swedish)
VEEL-helm(Finnish)
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Meaning & History

Scandinavian and Finnish form of WILLIAM.

Related Names

VariantsVillum(Danish) Viljami, Vilhelmi(Finnish)
DiminutivesVille(Swedish) Jami, Vili, Vilho, Viljo, Ville(Finnish)
Feminine FormsHelmi, Mimmi, Vilhelmina, Vilma(Swedish)
Other Languages & CulturesWilhelm, Willahelm(Ancient Germanic) Gwilherm(Breton) Guillem, Guim(Catalan) Vilim, Vilko(Croatian) Vilém(Czech) Wilhelmus, Willem, Jelle, Liam, Pim, Wil, Willy, Wim(Dutch) William, Bill, Billie, Billy, Liam, Wil, Will, Willie, Willy(English) Vilhelmo, Vilĉjo(Esperanto) Villem(Estonian) Guillaume, Liam(French) Wilhelm, Liam, Willi, Willy(German) Vilmos, Vili(Hungarian) Vilhjálmur(Icelandic) Uilliam, Liam, Uilleag, Ulick(Irish) Guglielmo(Italian) Vilhelms, Vilis(Latvian) Wöllem, Wullem, Wum(Limburgish) Vilhelmas(Lithuanian) Illiam(Manx) Wiremu(Maori) Wilkin, Wilky, Wilmot(Medieval English) Wilhelm(Polish) Guilherme, Gui(Portuguese) Uilleam(Scottish) Viliam(Slovak) Viljem, Vili, Vilko(Slovene) Guillermo(Spanish) Gwilym, Gwil, Gwilim, Gwillym(Welsh)

People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Finland: April 6
Sweden: April 6

Entry updated November 16, 2019