William Amberg in the US

  1. #1,502,460 William Aguilera
  2. #1,502,461 William Alfonso
  3. #1,502,462 William Alles
  4. #1,502,463 William Allmond
  5. #1,502,464 William Amberg
  6. #1,502,465 William Armijo
  7. #1,502,466 William Arteaga
  8. #1,502,467 William Ashcroft
  9. #1,502,468 William Asmus
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Meaning & Origins

Probably the most successful of all the Old French names of Germanic origin that were introduced to England by the Normans. It is derived from Germanic wil ‘will, desire’ + helm ‘helmet, protection’. The fact that it was borne by the Conqueror himself does not seem to have inhibited its favour with the ‘conquered’ population: in the first century after the Conquest it was the commonest male name of all, and not only among the Normans. In the later Middle Ages it was overtaken by John, but continued to run second to that name until the 20th century, when the picture became more fragmented.
6th in the U.S.
German: habitational name from any of several settlements called Amberg (literally ‘by the mountain’), including a city in Bavaria. It could also be a topographic name of identical etymology.
22,182nd in the U.S.

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