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ˈwɪl yəmWilliam

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  1. Williamnoun

    popular since the Norman Conquest.

    Etymology: From Willame, from Willahelm, from willo + helm.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'William' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1178

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'William' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2823

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  1. Alex
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of William in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of William in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of William in a Sentence

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    William Cowper said that God made the country, and man made the town. If it was the opposite, there would be no country; because town can be created from the country but the country cannot be created from the town!

  2. Drew Allan Cicconi:

    Looking at the waves, cresting then hitting the shore, only to retreat ignominiously back to sea, it reminded me that people are like waves. Their moods shift and turn, then crest before hitting the shore, and only some of the lucky few can ride that wave standing up, smoothly carving an intricate pattern as he or she rides towards a sun blanched shore. At times like this, I always like to quote from Macbeth’s soliloquy in act 5, scene 5 of William Shakespeare's Macbeth, when Macbeth heard of his wife’s death.

  3. Andrew Lincoln:

    Scott Gimple called me up and said, ‘ William Riggs’re going to hate this one. ’ Scott Gimple’s very good about alerting the cast when there’s going to be a( character) death, i just did n’t speak for a minute. I always thought Carl was going to be the one who led the show forward ; that Rick would hand over his boots and revolver when he walked off into the sunset in Season 28.

  4. Tom Segev:

    I don't expect many Israelis to stream out on to the streets and greet the car of Prince William. He will be treated as some celebrity of course, obviously, maybe some exotic eccentric curiosity.

  5. Helienne Lindvall:

    I think probably people would have wanted it to be a little more open, i mean, if you compare it to William’s wedding this is a much more private function.

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