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Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage English, Dutch
Pronounced Pron. WIL(English)
VIL(Dutch)
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Meaning & History

Short form of WILLIAM and other names beginning with Wil.

Related Names

VariantsBill, Wilf, Will, Willie, Willy(English) Elma, Helma, Jelle, Mien, Mina, Pim, Willy, Wilma, Wim(Dutch)
DiminutivesBillie, Billy(English)
Feminine FormsWilhelmina, Wilfreda(English) Wilhelmina, Willemijn, Willemina(Dutch)
Masculine FormsWilhelmus, Willem(Dutch)
Other Languages & CulturesWilhelm, Willabert, Willahelm, Willifrid(Ancient Germanic) Wilfrith, Wilfrið(Anglo-Saxon) Gwilherm(Breton) Guillem, Guifré(Catalan) Vilim, Vilko, Vilma(Croatian) Vilém, Vilma(Czech) Vilfred, Vilhelm, Villum(Danish) Vilhelmo, Vilĉjo(Esperanto) Villem(Estonian) Vilhelm, Viljami, Jami, Minna, Vilhelmi, Vilhelmiina, Vilho, Vili, Viljo, Ville, Vilma(Finnish) Guillaume, Liam, Lyam(French) Wilfried, Wilhelm, Wilhelmina, Wilhelmine, Elma, Helma, Helmine, Minna, Vilma, Willi, Willy, Wilma, Wim(German) Vilmos, Vili, Vilma(Hungarian) Vilhjálmur(Icelandic) Uilliam, Liam, Uilleag, Ulick(Irish) Guglielmo, Vilfredo(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, Gui, Vilma(Portuguese) Uilleam(Scottish) Viliam, Vilma(Slovak) Viljem, Vili, Vilko(Slovene) Guillermo, Wilfredo, Vilma(Spanish) Vilhelm, Liam, Minna, Vilhelmina, Ville, Vilma(Swedish) Gwilym, Gwil, Gwilim, Gwillym(Welsh)

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