William Meighen in the US

  1. #13,527,683 William Mehrmann
  2. #13,527,684 William Meidell
  3. #13,527,685 William Meierdiercks
  4. #13,527,686 William Meigel
  5. #13,527,687 William Meighen
  6. #13,527,688 William Meike
  7. #13,527,689 William Meilahn
  8. #13,527,690 William Meili
  9. #13,527,691 William Meiman
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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: variant of Meighan.
54,958th in the U.S.

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