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Bill

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English, diminutive of William
"resolute protection"

Bill Origin and Meaning

The name Bill is a boy's name of English origin meaning "resolute protection".
Most Bills today are dads...or grandpas. The younger Williams are usually nicknamed Will, or called by their full names.
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Bill Popularity

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20 Names Similar to Bill

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Lists containing Bill

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Famous People Named Bill

  • William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton42nd U.S. president
  • William Henry "Bill" Gates IIIAmerican business magnate, founder of Microsoft
  • William James "Bill" PullmanAmerican actor
  • William Francis "Bill" NighyEnglish actor
  • William T."Bill" HaderJr., American actor/comedian
  • William James "Bill" MurrayAmerican actor/comedian
  • Bill Kaulitzlead singer of German band Tokio Hotel
  • William Sanford "Bill" NyeAmerican scientist and TV host
  • William Clyde "Bill" ElliottAmerican NASCAR driver
  • William "Bill" ShatnerCanadian actor
  • Bill LaswellAmerican bassist and producer
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  • William Stephen "Bill" BelichickAmerican NFL coach
  • William J. "Bill" GaitherAmerican gospel singer
  • William Theodore "Bill" Walton IIIAmerican basketball player and sportscaster
  • James William "Bill" Anderson IIIAmerican country music singer
  • James William "Bill" CartwrightAmerican retired NBA player & former head coach
  • William Smith "Bill" MonroeAmerican bluegrass musician
  • William Edgar "Bill" OddieEnglish ornithologist
  • William Scott "Bill" BrufordEnglish drummer of band Yes
  • William "Bill" ShanklyScottish footballer
  • William Desmond Anthony "Bill" PertweeEnglish actor/comedian
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  • William Edward "Bill" HaslamAmerican politician, governor of Tennessee
  • William John "Bill" EdrichEnglish cricketer
  • William Patton "Bill" BlackJr., American rock musician
  • Bill W. (born William Griffith Wilson)American founder of Alcoholics Anonymous
  • William Denby "Bill" HannaAmerican animator (Hanna,Barbera)
  • William "Bill" PaxtonAmerican actor
  • Bill KleinTLC reality star of "The Little Couple"
  • Bill Istvan Günther SkarsgårdSwedish actor
  • William "Bill" Alan FinnAmerican composer and lyricist
  • Bill WurtzAmerican musician
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Bill in Pop Culture

  • Bill Weasleyfrom the "Harry Potter" series by J. K. Rowling
  • Bill Comptonvampire on TV's"True Blood"
  • Bill Haverchuckfrom the TV series "Freaks and Geeks"
  • Bill Haydonfrom movie "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy"
  • Bill Harkencharacter from TV series "Alphas"
  • William "Bill" Spencer Jr.character on soap "The Bold and the Beautiful"
  • Bill S. PrestonEsq., main character from the movie "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure"
  • William Fontaine de la Tour Dauterive (aka Bill Dauterive)character on the animated series "King of the Hill"
  • Bill Cipherdream demon from the cartoon "Gravity Falls"
  • William "Bill" Cagemain character in film "Edge of Tomorrow"
  • "Kill Bill" 2003 movie
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  • "Won't You Come HomeBill Bailey?" popular song
  • Bill Denbroughcharacter from Stephen King's "It"
  • Bill Austin/Andersoncharacter in the "Mamma Mia!" musical and films
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