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
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