Wilhelmus - boys name

Wilhelmus name popularity, meaning and origin

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Wilhelmus name meaning:

The name Wilhelmus is of Germanic origin, derived from two elements: "wil" meaning "will" or "desire" and "helm" meaning "helmet" or "protection." Thus, Wilhelmus translates to "will to protect" or "desiring protection." This name carries connotations of strength, determination, and a protective nature, suggesting someone who is both willing and able to defend what is important to them.

Wilhelmus is a version of the more widely recognized name William, which has been borne by monarchs and influential figures throughout history, further embedding a sense of nobility and leadership within its meaning. Although not as common today, the name Wilhelmus retains a classical and timeless appeal, embodying qualities of leadership, strength, and a caring protector. Individuals named Wilhelmus may find that their name inspires a sense of responsibility and the aspiration to uphold values of courage and protection in their endeavors.

Origin: German

Strong helmet.

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