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Gender: Male Origin of Vilhelm: German variation of William Meaning of William: English from German, "resolute protection"

The name Vilhelm is a boy's name of German origin. Vilhelm and is often added to lists like International Variations of William and discussed in our forums with posts like "It's A Royal Life (Part 2)".

From the experts:

The way Wilhelm is pronounced anyway, so a pointless spelling variation.

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Famous People Named Vilhelm

Vilhelm Buhl, Prime Minister of Denmark
Vilhelm Bjerknes, Norwegian physicist, founder of modern meteorology
Vilhelm Carlberg, Swedish Olympic champion shooter
Vilhelm Dahlerup, Danish architect
Vilhelm Hammershøi, Danish painter
Vilhelm Peter Carl Petersen, Danish painter
Vilhelm Moberg, Swedish author, playwright and historian
Vilhelm Christian Sigurd Topsøe, Danish novelist
(Peter) Vilhelm Carl Kyhn, Danish painter
Vilhelm Vett, Danish Olympic sailor
Johannes Vilhelm Jensen, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature

Pop Culture References for the name Vilhelm

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