Origin:German
Popularity:2082
Meaning:will helmet or protection
Another name to add to the gender-neutral pool of adorable names, Billy is comin' in hot. Meaning "will helmet" or "protection," this name can give baby some fierceness in their heritage or simply stand on its own. For a trendy twist on the name, you can spell it with a popular “IE” ending. From renowned Scottish Actor Billy Connolly to pop sensation Billie Eilish, there are many people for baby to admire growing up.

Famous People Named Billy

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Billy Bush
    TV Actor
  • Billy Corgan
    Musician, Singer/Guitarist
  • Billy Crystal
    Actor
  • Billy Cunningham
    Basketball Player
  • Billy Joel
    Composer, Singer
  • Billy Ray Cyrus
    Musician

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Source: Social Security Administration

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