Sunday, May 27, 2018

Fact of the Day: William

The given name William is of Germanic origin. It became much more popular in England after the Norman invasion due to William the Conqueror taking the throne. An Irish variation of the name is Liam. 

8 comments:

Bob Bushell said...

Liam is a nice name.

Pat Hatt said...

Never knew Liam was a variation

RO said...

That's pretty neat about the name Liam. Hugs...RO

NanaDiana said...

We have a Liam in our family history...and a couple of Williams, too. xo Diana

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Oh, I didn't realize that Liam meant William! Thanks for the info!

Al said...

I work with two Williams, one's a first name and one's a last.

Martha said...

I didn't know that about Liam! I really like that name.

Christine said...

Interesting.