Bill is commonly known as a masculine and diminutive name from English origins. However, what you might not know is that this name wasn't associated with "William" until the 17th century. Initially, this handsome title was a surname that ended up making its way mainstream with a badass definition of "sword.” Parents seeking a short yet substantial appellation known across the globe may have just pulled the sword from the stone with Bill.

Famous People Named Bill

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Bill Bradley
    Basketball Player
  • Bill Clinton
    United States President
  • Bill Hader
  • Bill Maher
  • Bill Murray
  • Bill Russell
    Basketball Player
  • Bill Sharman
    Basketball Player
  • Bill Walton
    Basketball Player
  • Bill Withers
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