US Popularity:11423
Other Origin(s):Dutch
Meaning:Resolute protection; Helmet protection
Wilhelm is a masculine name of German origin. Stemming the Dutch moniker Wilhelmus, it means “resolute protection” or “helmet protection,” sure to keep baby safe and sound as they find their way in the world. It might come as no surprise that Wilhelm is a variant of the long-loved title William, which boasts somewhat of a regal aura.

Famous People Named Wilhelm

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  • Wilhelm Grimm

Wilhelm Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Wilhelm is currently #11423 in U.S. births
Boy:Wilhelm is currently #5423 in U.S. births

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