William Little in the US

  1. #6,778 Katie Miller
  2. #6,779 Michael Garrett
  3. #6,780 Michelle Evans
  4. #6,781 Robert Garrett
  5. #6,782 William Little
  6. #6,783 Andre Johnson
  7. #6,784 Frances Miller
  8. #6,785 Jasmine Johnson
  9. #6,786 Maria Roman
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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: nickname for a small man, or distinguishing epithet for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, from Middle English littel, Old English lȳtel, originally a diminutive of lȳt (see Light 3).
267th in the U.S.

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