William baby name popularity.

William as a boys name was first used in 1880. It was most popular in the 1880s. It peaked in popularity in 1880 when 9531 baby boys called William were born. There have been 4071645 William's born since 1880 and we estimate 2560593 are still living.

Similar names to William: Willam, Willem, Willaim, Wiliam, Willim, Willliam, Williom, Williiam, Wiiliam.

William is also a girls name.

YearBirthsBirths
per MM
RatioRank
2015 15809 8326 1 / 120 5
2014 16776 8779 1 / 114 5
2013 16595 8809 1 / 114 5
2012 16856 8914 1 / 112 5
2011 17325 9146 1 / 109 3
2010 17036 8898 1 / 112 5
2009 17905 9043 1 / 111 5
2008 18383 9026 1 / 111 7
2007 18876 9108 1 / 110 8
2006 18946 9230 1 / 108 10
2005 19045 9546 1 / 105 11
2004 20222 10198 1 / 98 8
2003 19988 10128 1 / 99 11
2002 20119 10371 1 / 96 11
2001 20099 10353 1 / 97 10
2000 20654 10524 1 / 95 11
1999 20707 10791 1 / 93 14
1998 20827 10902 1 / 92 14
1997 20008 10618 1 / 94 19
1996 20540 10847 1 / 92 18
1995 20156 10592 1 / 94 20
1994 21486 11125 1 / 90 19
1993 22207 11327 1 / 88 18
1992 23062 11551 1 / 87 20
1991 23862 11816 1 / 85 19
1990 24887 12124 1 / 82 16
1989 24673 12336 1 / 81 15
1988 24115 12607 1 / 79 16
1987 24197 12969 1 / 77 15
1986 24323 13216 1 / 76 15
1985 24603 13319 1 / 75 16
1984 24897 13801 1 / 72 16
1983 25384 14166 1 / 71 16
1982 25595 14108 1 / 71 15
1981 24798 13845 1 / 72 15
1980 25655 14380 1 / 70 14
1979 24698 14342 1 / 70 13
1978 24187 14727 1 / 68 13
1977 24773 15070 1 / 66 12
1976 24445 15570 1 / 64 11
1975 25581 16374 1 / 61 10
1974 26995 17159 1 / 58 10
1973 28027 17973 1 / 56 9
1972 30531 18814 1 / 53 9
1971 35439 20030 1 / 50 7
1970 38912 20924 1 / 48 7
1969 37642 21032 1 / 48 6
1968 36965 21256 1 / 47 6
1967 37625 21568 1 / 46 6
1966 38270 21452 1 / 47 6
1965 40147 21568 1 / 46 6
1964 44250 22199 1 / 45 7
1963 44486 21896 1 / 46 7
1962 44862 21683 1 / 46 7
1961 48010 22618 1 / 44 7
1960 49353 23140 1 / 43 7
1959 51376 24080 1 / 42 7
1958 54210 25561 1 / 39 6
1957 56826 26358 1 / 38 6
1956 58945 27886 1 / 36 6
1955 59932 29121 1 / 34 6
1954 61405 30137 1 / 33 6
1953 61807 31356 1 / 32 6
1952 62998 32411 1 / 31 6
1951 62752 33348 1 / 30 6
1950 60722 33895 1 / 30 6
1949 61503 34674 1 / 29 4
1948 61975 35325 1 / 28 4
1947 66974 36612 1 / 27 4
1946 60034 36973 1 / 27 4
1945 50210 37312 1 / 27 4
1944 52356 38423 1 / 26 4
1943 55892 39170 1 / 26 4
1942 54878 39743 1 / 25 4
1941 47787 38914 1 / 26 4
1940 44775 38634 1 / 26 4
1939 42076 38022 1 / 26 4
1938 42422 38257 1 / 26 4
1937 40704 38170 1 / 26 4
1936 39386 37980 1 / 26 4
1935 40195 38612 1 / 26 4
1934 40164 38906 1 / 26 4
1933 39034 39380 1 / 25 4
1932 42114 40344 1 / 25 4
1931 43263 41629 1 / 24 4
1930 47258 43070 1 / 23 4
1929 47800 44449 1 / 22 4
1928 49110 44341 1 / 23 4
1927 51471 45678 1 / 22 4
1926 51928 46760 1 / 21 4
1925 53300 47762 1 / 21 3
1924 53511 47240 1 / 21 3
1923 52135 47560 1 / 21 3
1922 51117 46970 1 / 21 3
1921 51861 47084 1 / 21 3
1920 50153 47117 1 / 21 2
1919 43974 44865 1 / 22 2
1918 45291 44687 1 / 22 2
1917 42421 45835 1 / 22 2
1916 40421 45412 1 / 22 2
1915 38564 45444 1 / 22 2
1914 29755 45444 1 / 22 2
1913 23537 45921 1 / 22 2
1912 19626 45648 1 / 22 2
1911 10593 46878 1 / 21 2
1910 8844 45537 1 / 22 3
1909 7914 48256 1 / 21 2
1908 7528 48774 1 / 21 2
1907 6905 47027 1 / 21 2
1906 6567 49318 1 / 20 2
1905 6495 49086 1 / 20 2
1904 6416 50076 1 / 20 2
1903 6311 52930 1 / 19 2
1902 6616 53938 1 / 19 2
1901 5990 56260 1 / 18 2
1900 8579 57007 1 / 18 2
1899 6086 57300 1 / 17 2
1898 7400 60314 1 / 17 2
1897 7199 63845 1 / 16 2
1896 7747 64792 1 / 15 2
1895 7277 61987 1 / 16 2
1894 7274 62832 1 / 16 2
1893 7223 64309 1 / 16 2
1892 7782 63768 1 / 16 2
1891 6763 66833 1 / 15 2
1890 7494 67498 1 / 15 2
1889 7772 70283 1 / 14 2
1888 8705 72031 1 / 14 2
1887 7470 73658 1 / 14 2
1886 8252 74487 1 / 13 2
1885 8044 74620 1 / 13 2
1884 8897 77742 1 / 13 2
1883 8387 80161 1 / 12 2
1882 9298 81787 1 / 12 2
1881 8524 84611 1 / 12 2
1880 9531 86261 1 / 12 2