Will Helmet, Protection

Liam Name Information

Gender 🧑 Boy
Pronunciation 📣 \liam\
Number in U.S 👶 234,000
Rate in 2021 1
Numerology 🔢 8
Name origin 🌍 German

What is meaning of name Liam?

Today, it is very common to give a child a little-known name in our language when he is born. This is the case of Liam, a fairly popular name in English-speaking countries that, little by little, is gaining popularity in Spanish-speaking countries as well.
If you like this name and want to know what the meaning of name Liam, its origin, how it is translated into other languages, what personality defines him, when he is his saint, etc., continue reading this MyCuteName article in which we explain everything. Liam is a boy's name.

What does Liam mean?
The meaning of Liam is "firm protection". Many have pointed out that it refers to the Protector, the one who protects his family and his closest people, ensuring their safety and giving everything for them without expecting anything in return.

Origin of the name Liam
The origin of the name Liam is Irish. The male name Liam is the abbreviation of "Uilliam", the Irish version of William, which comes from the Germanic and means "iron will" due to the meaning of its components ("will" will and "helm" helmet). Likewise, it has a close relationship with the Spanish name Guillermo, since this is the Spanish version of William.

Diminutives and variations of the name Liam
El nombre de Liam doesn't support many diminutives, but you can call them "Li".

The name Liam in other languages
Espanol: Guillermo
Catalan: Guillem
English: William
French: Lyam or Guillaume
Italian: Gglielmo
German: Wilhelm or Willy
Norwegian: Vilhelm
Danish: Vilhelm or Villum

Liam's Saint's Day
Liam's Saint's Day is February 10th.

Numerology of the name Liam
According to numerology, the number associated with the name of Liam is 8, which symbolizes power and a great personality.

Additional description of the name Liam

Liam : Meaning, Origin and Popularity

Liam is the short form of the irish name " Uilliam " and it means strong portecror and warrior. Origin of Uliam wich means  " helmet of will " is from the Frankish

The name Liam meanings and origins

The name “ Liam “ is a name that has been used all around the English speaking countries. This name is on Irish origin and means “ Desire “, “ Guardian “, “ Helmet “, “ Protector “ and “ Boss “. If you are interested to this name and you want to select other names like “ Liam “, you can select, William, Will, Bill and  Guillaume Willahelm. Liam is the short form of the irish name " Uilliam ''

In 2009 This name belonged to more than 10 million people and after that until now it's one of the popular name , in 2014 Liam bacame to the second most popular boys namd but it wasn't the finish of progress , after that in 2017 Liam became to the most popular name in U.S , after this success , parents around the world started to using this name for their boys including those countries wich use Liam are :  Germany, Spain, Sweden, Belgium, and Switzerland wich this intrest of parents to using this name was a good point for growing this name

Popularity of the name Liam

If you are considering the name “ Liam “ as your baby’s name, you should notice that this name is not a common given name in New York based on the data by reliable American resources in the year 1963 in the United states of America.

For instance, imagine that only near 15 newborn babies were named “ Liam “  in the year 1963. A total of about 40 newborn baby boys bear the same first name as your baby during the year 1963 in the United states of America. The highest recorded use of this name was in the year 2018 with a total of 19 thousand newborn babies.

The name “ Liam “ was recorded 212 thousand times in the SSA public database since the year 1880 up to the year 2018. This unique name appeared in the hear 1947 for the first time and 5 newborn baby boys were given “ Liam “ at that time.

The name “ Liam “ became a common name in the year 2006 with a rank of 98 nationwide and was registered 4000 times as a baby’s name. This masculine name became a popular boy’s name in the state of Colorado in the year 2011. This name ranked 1 with 290 newborn babies.

The all time high record for this name was in the year 2018 in the state of California with about 2400 newborn kids. The name “ Liam “ is a consistent top ranking boy’s name in the state of Vermont for near 25 consecutive years, from the year 1992 to end of the year 2018. For the past 60 years, this name was recorded 212000 in the SSA public database

Personality of the name Liam

Here we have the letter analysis of the name “ Liam “

L is for lofty, your ambitions high

I is for impressive, your list of qualities

A is for altruism, the unselfish you

M is for mirth, your laughter

If you want to select a nickname for a baby named “ Liam “, you are able to select the reversed form of the name “ Liam “. For instance, this name in reversed order is “ Mail “. This nickname can be related to the main form and also it is a possible one to be considered in the name selection process

Famous people named Liam

Liam Abernethy who is an Irish hurler

Liam Aikan who is an American actor

Liam Aylward who is an Australian rules footballer for North Melbourne

Liam Brady who is a Footballer

Liam Callanan who is a British Labour Party politician

Liam Neeson , Liam Hemsworth and Liam payne

Named starting with the letter L

Lucas, Logan, Luna and Lola

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Comments on the name Liam
11/28/2022 2:10:24 AM

My son is named LI'm and no one has ever mispronounced it. I love the name!

11/26/2022 9:19:22 AM

if we have a boy, we will name our son LI'm, after my husband, WillI'm :)

11/16/2022 12:59:12 AM

My son's name is LI'm, and everytime we go over to Ireland he just loves it as his name is everywhere. "Mummy look there is my name!" It's actually the Irish diffinitive of WillI'm (which is English). BTW the native language of Southern Ireland is known as the Gaeltacht, Irish (Gaelic.) In the North mainly English is spoken as It's part of the mother was Irish and I was born in the UK.

11/3/2022 6:12:58 PM

Anytime I here this name, I instantly think of a martial arts fighter I used to know. Not a good guy, so not a good name. For me anyway.

10/6/2022 12:45:10 AM

my husband and i decided on this name almost as soon as we found out i was pregnant. everyone but my dad hated it, but now my son is nearly two and i think they're ok with it. :) the only downside that i've found is that it is often misheard--people constantly think i'm saying either ian or leon. it's only occasionally mispronounced (liAM is the only one i've heard, with the "a" being pronounced as the "a" in "ant".) and sometimes misspelled (liem instead of liam). i get a lot of compliments on it, and while it's not completely unheard of, i haven't found many people with it. i've also had a lot of people tell me they've never even heard of it. my son pronounces it "meenum."

9/17/2022 3:19:54 PM

I know a very nice boy named Liam. He is soo funny and sweet!!

9/16/2022 12:32:18 AM

My son is LI'm, and every one wants to say LEON. GGo figure

9/15/2022 12:26:22 AM

My husband's name is LI'm. It's not Slavic, but Gaelic (Irish), a short form of WillI'm. My husband was born in Ireland.

7/7/2022 5:09:54 PM

I think Liam is such a cute boy's name. My boyfriend's name is William (but he goes by Bill), and he said if we ever had a boy he'd like to possibly name him William too. I'm not a big fan of the whole idea of naming children after their parents, so we compromised on Liam since it is a variation of William.

7/4/2022 1:13:12 PM

Our son is LI'm, we love the fact it is short and easy to spell. Most people liked the name LI'm. Our son likes his name.

5/24/2022 10:44:42 PM

whenever i think of the name liam, i think of instant star [the television show on the-n.]

5/19/2022 9:57:54 PM

is my name. is very good name. people try call me WillI'm. is very strange.

2/27/2022 4:12:18 AM

I named my son LI'm and I think it is a very handsome name that will grow with him. He was born on St Patricks day and we don't need a nickname to shorten'the name'since it is already a shortened version of Wil[lI'm].

2/20/2022 4:39:18 PM

My son's name is LI'm and people often'think I'm saying Leon. Oh well!

1/24/2022 3:55:12 PM

I love this name because it makes me think of LI'm he'sworth and he's hot. I definitely will name my kid LI'm so that he will be hot like LI'm he'sworth. It also doesn't remind me of lemon, like that other review said.

1/10/2022 10:31:12 PM

thats how i want to pronounce the name like "leum"

12/12/2021 9:23:42 AM

My sons name is LI'm. i've loved the name'since i first heard it! i've known for years that my first son would be LI'm. My fathe's name is WillI'm an i didn't want to go straight to duplicating It'so this name was great. I LOVE LOVE this name! I introduced him to a friend of mines father when he was a baby an he'said "LI'm, is that like "hey, kid get the heck out the "limb" of that tree" haha

12/10/2021 4:19:30 AM

This is a great old Irish name. St. Brendan'the navigator is beli'ved to have found North America before Leif Eriksson from Iceland. St Brendan was a Christian monk who lived in Ireland

11/26/2021 9:05:42 AM

My son is 2 when found out he was going to be a boy we finalized on Liam and found one site that had the irish meaning being a strong willed warrior. 1 week later we discovered that Liam would be born with a heart defect "hypoplastic left heart" the last 2 years he has lived up to his name. been through 2 major open heart surgeries and just last week a stint removal. we have been blessed and our Lord gave us this name. Now we have just found out we will be have a girl in December and searching for another blessed name.

10/27/2021 10:49:12 AM

I like the name. Seems strong, beli've it is Slavic. Not likely to find on a coffee cup, but that's no big deal. It might be for a little kid though when he'starts looking for a name plate as such and it is never there. I can just hear them say "Mommy, how come my name is never there?' with great dissapointment. Then Mommy explains "You have a real special name'so special they only use it if we write them a letter and give them permission too." Hey that's a good answer!

10/18/2021 12:48:54 AM

I think it is a great name, very cool in fact since it is mine. It gets to be tough in a crowded noisy room and you introduce yourself. People think you are saying Leon.

10/15/2021 12:25:30 PM

my name is lI'm and i think its a wonderful name and I'm called lee for short:-)

10/1/2021 11:42:18 AM

My son's name is LI'm and I really like, it is different and not overly used right now. I do run into the'same misunderstandings for his name. People read the name LI'm and they say; Lye-am or Lee-am instead of Lee-um. Also, when he'says his name people think he'says Leon or Limb. What can you do?

9/20/2021 2:00:54 PM

whenever i think of the name Liam, I think of Charlie's brother from Lost!

8/24/2021 10:25:48 PM

Short for WillI'm. Very nice. Very Irish-sounding.

7/18/2021 7:13:12 PM

This name is the name of a very well written character in a novel by Tamora Pierce. Perhaps a reason to use the name, perhaps not.

7/7/2021 10:26:42 PM

We?re living in Holland and my daughter is 4 now. We love the name and were always sure to spell it this way. Because we love the name 'Lynn' also. Caitlin was never an option..


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Frequently asked questions

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Liam?
The origin of the name Liam is German.
*️⃣ How many people are named Liam?
Almost 234000 people are named Liam.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Liam?
The names of Liz, Lisamarie