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Willem

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How popular is the baby name Willem in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1916 8 0 8
1921 5 0 5
1922 5 0 5
1927 8 0 8
1932 5 0 5
1941 5 0 5
1952 5 0 5
1956 8 0 8
1957 8 0 8
1958 9 0 9
1960 7 0 7
1961 6 0 6
1962 5 0 5
1963 9 0 9
1964 6 0 6
1965 5 0 5
1966 7 0 7
1967 10 0 10
1968 6 0 6
1969 8 0 8
1970 6 0 6
1971 11 0 11
1974 5 0 5
1975 12 0 12
1976 6 0 6
1977 7 0 7
1978 5 0 5
1979 10 0 10
1980 8 0 8
1981 10 0 10
1982 11 0 11
1983 7 0 7
1984 10 0 10
1985 8 0 8
1986 7 0 7
1987 7 0 7
1988 11 0 11
1989 32 0 32
1990 27 0 27
1991 25 0 25
1992 30 0 30
1993 40 0 40
1994 44 0 44
1995 35 0 35
1996 46 0 46
1997 53 0 53
1998 68 0 68
1999 75 0 75
2000 96 0 96
2001 79 0 79
2002 109 0 109
2003 122 0 122
2004 112 0 112
2005 107 0 107
2006 103 0 103
2007 105 0 105
2008 98 0 98
2009 70 0 70
2010 83 0 83
2011 74 0 74
2012 82 0 82
2013 86 0 86
2014 87 0 87
2015 66 0 66

Want to know about the popularity of the Willem baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,230 babies born with the name Willem in the United States. That's more than enough Willems to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Willem" was in 2003 with a total of 122 babies.

According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Willem" is not a popular baby boy's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 2005. Across the entire United States a total of only 107 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Willem popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Willem" mean? The list below shows the origins of Willem as well as things modernly associated with the name Willem such as celebrities named Willem.

Dutch

Origin and Meaning of Willem

The name "Willem" is of Dutch origin, and it means "Strong-willed Warrior". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Willem Dafoe

Willem Dafoe is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1980 to present. Willem was born in 1955 in Appleton, Wisconsin, U.S.

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Wim Kok

Wim Kok is a politician trade union leader corporate director lobbyist. Wim was born in 1938 as Willem Kok, Jr. in Bergambacht, Netherlands.

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Willem Kruijt

Willem was born in 1988.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Willem

Willem Arondeus
Willem Buiter
Willem Dafoe Movies
Willem Dafoe Son
Willem De Kooning
Willem Swanepoel
Willem Dafoe Height
Willem Holleeder
Willem Marx
Willem Smith

Alternative Meanings

W is for wisdom, you acquire with age.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

L is for luster, your shine.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

M is for mirth, your laughter.

Your name in reverse order is "Melliw". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Melwli". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Willem born Sep 14, 1959

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Turkey approximately on 825. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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