William Mcgarr in the US

  1. #1,296,571 William Mayhugh
  2. #1,296,572 William Mcclafferty
  3. #1,296,573 William Mccraney
  4. #1,296,574 William Mcelyea
  5. #1,296,575 William Mcgarr
  6. #1,296,576 William Mcguckin
  7. #1,296,577 William Mckiernan
  8. #1,296,578 William Meals
  9. #1,296,579 William Mease
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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.
Irish or Scottish: probably a variant of McGirr.
24,296th in the U.S.

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