William Hoffmeyer in the US

  1. #2,068,740 William Hingston
  2. #2,068,741 William Hipsher
  3. #2,068,742 William Hiscock
  4. #2,068,743 William Hisey
  5. #2,068,744 William Hoffmeyer
  6. #2,068,745 William Hogeland
  7. #2,068,746 William Hokanson
  8. #2,068,747 William Honig
  9. #2,068,748 William Howatt
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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 (Hofmeyer): occupational name for the supervisor (see Meyer) of the manor farm on an estate, Middle High German hof. This surname is also found in Denmark.
21,235th in the U.S.

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