Best nicknames or alternatives to Wil...

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Registered: 04-14-2010
Best nicknames or alternatives to Wil...
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Sat, 08-07-2010 - 7:03pm

Best nicknames or alternatives to William



  • Will
  • Bilius (Ron Weasley's middle name from Harry Potter)
  • Uilliam
  • Uilleam
  • Bill
  • Vilhelm
  • Wilhelm
  • Willem
  • Williamson
  • Wilek


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Registered: 04-14-2010
Sat, 08-07-2010 - 7:04pm

The nicknames and alternatives are all from this website:

http://www.ivillage.co.uk/pregnancyandbaby/babynames/meanings/0,,12166,00.html

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Registered: 04-08-2009
Fri, 08-13-2010 - 9:53pm

My favorite is strait up William.

Alice
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Registered: 12-16-2004
Sat, 08-14-2010 - 9:29am
I prefer Liam which you dont have there.
Cool cat
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Registered: 02-06-2006
Mon, 08-16-2010 - 8:45pm

You could always use my BIL's name, Wilhelmus. Ha ha! He was born in Holland.

I like Liam too, though it's been done a lot lately. How about just calling a little boy William? I only know one "full-time" William; he's at my daughter's daycare. I think he's 7 and he's serious but a total sweetheart. The name seems to fit him perfectly.

Oh, I think Prince William's family calls him "Wills." Just remembered that. :)

And Bilius? You're not serious, right? It's just an O away from:

bil·ious/ˈbilyəs/Adjective
1. Affected by or associated with nausea or vomiting.
2. (of a color) Lurid or sickly.