William Love in the US

  1. #13,419 Michael Donnelly
  2. #13,420 Michael Morrow
  3. #13,421 Raul Gomez
  4. #13,422 Shirley Parker
  5. #13,423 William Love
  6. #13,424 Brian Wallace
  7. #13,425 Bruce Thomas
  8. #13,426 Donna Hughes
  9. #13,427 Ella Smith
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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 a Middle English personal name derived from the Old English female personal name Lufu ‘love’, or the masculine equivalent Lufa. Compare Leaf 2.
340th in the U.S.

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