US Popularity:2029
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
  • Billy Cunningham
    Basketball Player
  • Billy Joel
    Composer, Singer
  • Billy Ray Cyrus

Billy Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Billy is currently #2227 on The Bump
Boy:Billy is currently #1551 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Billy is currently #1249 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Billy is currently #2029 in U.S. births
Boy:Billy is currently #2171 in U.S. births
Girl:Billy is currently #12370 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 983
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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