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vilhelm

FORM OF:
william
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > germanic > west germanic > german
ORIGIN:
germanic 
NAME ROOT:
*WILJô *HELMAZ > WILLAHELM / WILLIHELM
MEANING:
This name derives from the Old Norman name “Williame”, (French: Guillaume; German: Wilhelm). In turn the name derives from the Old High German name “Willihelm“, composed of two elements: “*wiljô” (will, wish, desire) plus “*helmaz” (helmet, protection), thus the Old German Name “Wilhelm” and the Old Norse Name “Vilhjálmr” have the same roots. The first well-known bearer of the name was Charlemagne's cousin William of Gellone, William of Orange, and Guillaume Fierabrace (755–812). This William is immortalized in the “Chanson de Guillaume” and his esteem may account for the name's subsequent popularity among European nobility. 1) William I (1028–1087), usually known as William the Conqueror and sometimes William the Bastard, was the first Norman King of England, reigning from 1066 until his death in 1087. 2) William I (Wilhelm Friedrich Ludwig, 1797–1888), of the House of Hohenzollern was the King of Prussia (1861–1888) and the first German Emperor (1871–1888), as well as the first Head of State of a united Germany. 3) William Tell is a folk hero of Switzerland. His legend is recorded in a late 15th-century Swiss chronicle.
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RELIGION (SAINTS)

Usage

  • danishdanish
  • faroesefaroese
  • finnishfinnish
  • greenlandicgreenlandic
  • hungarian (magyar)hungarian (magyar)
  • icelandicicelandic
  • norwegiannorwegian
  • old danishold danish
  • old norseold norse
  • old swedishold swedish
  • sloveneslovene
  • swedishswedish

Related names

VARIANTS
danish
william, willem, wilhelm, Villiam, Wilhelmus
faroese
william, wilhelm, vilhjálmur, Viljormur, Viljam, Villiam
finnish
william, willem, vilhelmi, viljami, wilhelm, villem, Viljam, Wiljami, Villiam, Wilhelmus, Vilhem, Wilhem, Willhelm
greenlandic
william, wilhelm, Villiam, Viiliimmi, Viilimi, Vîlime, Vîlîme
hungarian - magyar
vilmos
icelandic
william, wilhelm, vilhjálmur
norwegian
william, willem, wilhelm, villem, Viljen, Villiam, Wilhelmus, Vellem, Vilhem, Wilhem, Viljan, Willhelm
old norse
VilhialmR, Vilhiálmr, Vilhjalmr, Vilhjamr
old swedish
wilhelm, Velam, Villam
slovene
vilim, viljem, Viljen, Viljam
swedish
william, willem, viljami, wilhelm, villem, Velam, Whilliam, Viljam, Wiljam, Wiljami, Villiam, Wilhelmus, Vilhelmus, Vilhem, Wilhem, Viljan, Villhelm, Willhelm
FEMININE
danish
wilhelmina, willemina, vilhelmine, wilhelmine
faroese
vilhelmine
finnish
wilhelma, vilhelmina, vilhelmiina, wilhelmina, vilhelmine, wilhelmine, Vilhelma, Vilima, Villima, Wilhelmiina
greenlandic
vilhelmine, Vilímîna, Vilimmiina
icelandic
vilhelmína
norwegian
wilhelma, vilhelmina, wilhelmina, willemina, vellumine, vilhelmine, wilhelmine, villumine, Vilhelma, Wilhelmmine, Wilhilmine
slovene
vilhelmina, Viljema, Viljemina, Viljana, Viljena
swedish
wilhelma, vilhelmina, wilhelmina, willemina, vilhelmine, wilhelmine, vilhemina, wilhemina, vilhemine, villhelmina, willhelmina, willhelmine, villhemina, willhemina, Vilhelma
PET & SHORT FORM
danish
bill, willy, willie, liam, billy, Villum, Willum, Villi
faroese
Villi
finnish
bill, willy, willie, liam, ville, vilho, viljo, vili, billy, Vilhe, Wilhe, Villi, Wilho
greenlandic
liam
hungarian - magyar
vili, Vilike, Vilmoska
icelandic
bill, willy, vili, Willum, Villi, Líam
norwegian
bill, willy, willie, liam, vilho, billy, Vellum, Villum, Willum, Villi
old danish
Villum
old norse
vili, Villi
slovene
liam, vili, Vilij, Viljko, Vilči
swedish
bill, willy, willie, liam, ville, vilho, billy, billi, billie, Villum, Willum, Villi

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
Ancient Germanic - Latinized
guilielmus, gulielmus, Guilihelmus, Guillelmus, Gulliemus, Guilgelmus, Wilielmus, Wilhelmus, Guillielmus, Vilhelmus

ancient germanic
willahelm, Willihelm
breton
gwilherm
catalan
guillem
croatian
vilim
czech
vilÉm
dutch
willem, Wilhelmus
english
william, wilson, willson
esperanto
vilhelmo
estonian
villem
french
william, guillaume
german
william, willem, wilhelm
greek
goulièlmos
irish
william, uilliam, uilleag, ulick
italian
guglielmo, villelmo, vilelmo, villermo, gulielmo, guglielmino, Guilelmo
latvian
viljams, vilhelms, Viļums
lithuanian
vilhelmas
old french
Willaume
polish
wilhelm
portuguese
william, guilherme
sami - lapps
Vilhealbma
scottish
william, uilleam
slovak
viliam
spanish
guillermo
welsh
william, gwilim, gwillym, gwilym

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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9
Numerological Values:
9

A number 9 person is humane and selfless. Compassion, tolerance, idealism and sensitivity are the hallmarks of number 9. Number 9 individuals often give unselfishly to others.

Chakra Number:
9: The number of the Chakra "Pineal Gland"

The Pineal Gland is about the size of a pea, and is in the center of the brain in a tiny cave behind and above the pituitary gland which lies a little behind the root of the nose. It is located directly behind the eyes, attached to the third ventricle. This chakra is also known as the upper dan tien. The ninth chakra is an interesting chakra in that it is in this chakra that all the Christ abilities lie dormant, waiting to be released and used in the outer and inner worlds. The shift in focus at this time is toward that Christ energy and the accompanying abilities that go along with it. Hence, a great deal of work and energy is now being sent into physical reality to help the individual open up and expand this energy center.

Color meaning:

It is no surprise that gold symbolizes wealth used wisely, but it is also the symbol of good health. People who favor the color gold are optimistic. The Tibetan Buddhist believes in 5 sacred stones: the crystal for light, turquoise for infinity of sea and sky, coral for life and form, gold for the golden ray of the sun, silver for the light of the moon. Gold is intimately linked with Divinity and those gods associated with the Sun. It symbolizes wealth and success.

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