William Culverhouse in the US

  1. #1,781,935 William Costanza
  2. #1,781,936 William Counterman
  3. #1,781,937 William Criddle
  4. #1,781,938 William Critchley
  5. #1,781,939 William Culverhouse
  6. #1,781,940 William Dague
  7. #1,781,941 William Dansby
  8. #1,781,942 William Darst
  9. #1,781,943 William Daulton
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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.
English: from Old English culfrehūs ‘dovecote’, hence a topographic name for someone living near a dovecote, or possibly a metonymic occupational name for the keeper of a dovecote.
29,009th in the U.S.

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