Name: William

Considering William as a baby name?

Below you find information gathered from our name survey where we asked people named William if they like their name. Parents can use this feedback when considering William as a baby name.

In total 1099 people used the name survey for William.

Would you advise parents to name their baby William?

1099 Responses

Do people often mispronounce the name William?

937 Responses

Tip: It can be irritating and stressful if people have difficulty reading your name. Therefore, try to choose a name that is easy to pronounce. Read more »

Do people often misspell the name William?

933 Responses

Tip: Names that are difficult to spell can be a stumbling block for a child when they have to explain it's spelling repeatedly. A name with an apparent spelling is better. Read more »

Is William easily pronounced in other languages?

936 Responses

In our rapidly globalizing world, children will come in contact with friends, co-workers or family from other countries. Thus, it is advisable to choose names that are easy to pronounce in other major languages as well as your own. Read more »

Were you bullied a lot because of your name?

968 Responses

Tip: Be aware of name bullying when selecting baby names. Consider if the name could be used by bullies at school. Teasing can come with any name, but try not to choose something that is "asking" for abuse. Read more »

Descriptions on how William can be used for name bullying

253 Responses

The meaning of the name William and the origin of the name William have been reviewed by our name experts.