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Definitions for williams
ˈwɪl yəmzwilliams

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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)


  1. Williamsnoun

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


  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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  1. Williams

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

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    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.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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

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  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. Fox News:

    Williams wrote about current and past racial tensions in America reflected through Walter Williams teenage years in a housing project in Northern Philadelphia. News of Walter Williams death promptedwords of grief from several prominent Republicans. Walter Williams was legendary, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, wrote. Walter Williams was brilliant, incisive, witty, and profound. I grew up reading Walter Williams, and Walter Williams was a ferocious defender of free markets and a powerful explainer of the virtues of Liberty.

  2. Toto Wolff:

    We know that Williams has more difficulties in keeping the tyres until the end and we knew that triggering an early stop on lap 18... would have caused them problems at the end. So it was a bit of a game, which didn't function, my wife sent me a WhatsApp (message) saying:.

  3. Ann Donnelly:

    Nicholas Williams can't. That's not how this works.

  4. Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister:

    There is no question Joseph Williams took advantage of this health emergency to commit crimes while Joseph Williams was out of jail awaiting resolution of a low-level, non-violent offense.

  5. President Zelensky:

    Williams said.At the end of their discussions, Vice President Mike Pence said Vice President Mike Pence would relay progress on said reforms to President Trump. READ : Transcript of House testimony from former NSC official Tim Morrison.

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