Gender: Male Meaning of Willem: "resolute protector" Origin of Willem: Dutch variation of William

Willem Origin and Meaning

The name Willem is a boy's name meaning "resolute protector".

Common in Holland, the appealing Willem (as in de Kooning and Dafoe) makes William fresh and distinctive.

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Rosie2525 Says:


This is such an unusual name, I put it on my list! :)

LostKid Says:


I really like this as apposed to William.

steampunkleo Says:


Love it! Nice alternative to the ever so popular William.