William Rylander in the US

  1. #3,574,501 William Rusiewicz
  2. #3,574,502 William Ruskin
  3. #3,574,503 William Ruther
  4. #3,574,504 William Rux
  5. #3,574,505 William Rylander
  6. #3,574,506 William Saal
  7. #3,574,507 William Sachau
  8. #3,574,508 William Sacher
  9. #3,574,509 William Saggio
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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.
Swedish: ornamental name possibly composed of the place name element ryd ‘woodland clearing’ + the suffix -ander, from Greek anēr ‘man’, genitive andros.
22,633rd in the U.S.

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