Willem is a baby boy name of Dutch origin. Meaning “resolute protector,” this baby name carries determination and willpower like no other. Willem is a Dutch variation of the English name William and the Old High German name Willahelm but has journeyed across countries like South Africa and Belgium. Though the English version of this name has ventured into enchanting palaces and castles—think Prince William—the name Willem attached itself to an influential leader in the Netherlands, Willem, Prince of Orange. This prince had a tough shell and was a significant figure of Dutch nobility. Whether you believe baby will lead a nation or become a guardian amongst their peers, the name Willem can be the perfect fit.
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