Billy
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
BIL-ee
Meaning
Strong mind and protection
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Billy is a diminutive of Bill, itself a short form of William. The name William is a very common English name, originating in Germanic languages. It is derived from the words 'wil', which means 'of strong mind' and 'helm', which translates into 'a helmet'.

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Billy Joel - musician
Billy Casper - golfer
Billy Crystal - actor
Billy Arnold - baseball player
Billy Ray Cyrus - actor
Billy Gilman - musician
Billy Bob Thornton - actor
Billy Wagner - baseball player
Billy Barty - actor

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