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ˈwɪl yəmzwilliams

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Williams.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Williams, Hank Williams, Hiram Williams, Hiram King Williamsnoun

    United States country singer and songwriter (1923-1953)

  2. Williams, Sir Bernard Williams, Bernard Arthur Owen Williamsnoun

    English philosopher credited with reviving the field of moral philosophy (1929-2003)

  3. Williams, William Carlos Williamsnoun

    United States poet (1883-1963)

  4. Williams, Ted Williams, Theodore Samuel Williamsnoun

    United States baseball player noted as a hitter (1918-2002)

  5. Williams, Roger Williamsnoun

    English clergyman and colonist who was expelled from Massachusetts for criticizing Puritanism; he founded Providence in 1636 and obtained a royal charter for Rhode Island in 1663 (1603-1683)

  6. Williams, Tennessee Williams, Thomas Lanier Williamsnoun

    United States playwright (1911-1983)

Wiktionary

  1. Williamsnoun

    An English and Welsh patronymic surname derived from the given name William.

ChatGPT

  1. williams

    Williams could refer to several things depending on the context. Here are a few definitions: 1) As a surname: Williams is a patronymic form of the name William that originated in medieval England and Wales. It's the third most common surname in the United States. 2) As a place: There are several cities and towns throughout the world named Williams, such as Williams, Arizona in the United States. 3) Companies/Brands: There are several businesses bearing this name, such as Williams-Sonoma, 4) In sports: Williams is a British Formula One motor racing team, founded by Frank Williams in 1977. 5) Educational Institutions: There's also Williams College, a private liberal arts college in Massachusetts. 6) In healthcare: Williams Syndrome is a rare neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by a distinctive, "elfin" facial appearance, along with a low nasal bridge. The definition can surely diverge depending on the specific context it's used.

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    Song lyrics by williams -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by williams on the Lyrics.com website.

Who Was Who?

  1. Williams

    He was the man who ruined the shaving-mug business.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. WILLIAMS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Williams is ranked #3 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Williams surname appeared 1,625,252 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 551 would have the surname Williams.

    47.6% or 774,920 total occurrences were Black.
    45.7% or 743,553 total occurrences were White.
    2.8% or 45,670 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.4% or 40,469 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.8% or 13,327 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 7,476 total occurrences were Asian.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Williams' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3022

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Williams in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Williams in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Williams in a Sentence

  1. Harry S Truman:

    I always remember an epitaph which is in the cemetery at Tombstone, Arizona. It says 'Here lies Jack Williams. He done his damnedest.' I think that is the greatest epitaph a man can have.

  2. Ricky Williams:

    I played a long time ago, and I played for a long time. So things have changed a lot when I first got into the league, my rookie year, a Hall of Fame player on the team, he’s in the Hall of Fame now, invited me over to his house and he gave me the speech about how to take care of yourself in the NFL. And he pulled out some cannabis, crushed it up, split a blunt, opened it up, put the cannabis in there, took a Vicodin, crushed it up, sprinkled the Vico in there, rolled up the blunt and passed it to me. That was a vet, teaching me as a rookie, how to take care of Ricky Williams in the NFL.

  3. Claire Williams:

    All of us at Williams have been immensely impressed at what he has achieved, and it is a great credit to his strength of character and tenacity to return to Formula One, during this season his commitment to the team and the work he has put in behind the scenes has been unwavering, and he has become an established and much respected member of the Williams team.

  4. Somerset County Sheriff Dale Lancaster:

    If John Williams is hearing this, I want you to turn yourself in, please surrender peacefully.

  5. Dan Gainor:

    The Brian Williams story shows that NBC/MSNBC doesn't really have standards, brian Williams made up news and rather than fire Brian Williams, the network just moved Brian Williams and let Brian Williams keep pretending to be a newscaster.

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