Pronunciation: [Li-am]

Gender: Male

Meaning: Will, desire and helmet, protection

Origin: Germanic

Short for the Irish form of William, desire and helmet.

Famous People Named Liam

William Wordsworth was an English poet.

William Wallace was a Scottish knight who led the Scottish wars of independence.

William Vickrey was a man of unsurpassed intelligence.

William Tubman was the 19th President of Liberia.

William Thomas Stead was a renowned British news paper editor.

William Theodore Walton III is a retired American basketball player who played for the Portland Trail Blazers before becoming a television sportscaster.

William Tecumseh Sherman was an American soldier who rose to the rank of General during the American Civil war.

William Shakespeare was an English poet and dramatist.

William S. Burroughs was an iconic American writer of the Beat generation.

William Ruto is a politician who hails from Kenya and is the first Deputy President of the Republic of Kenya.

William Randolph Hearst was an American newspaper publisher.

William Pitt (Architect) was an acclaimed architect and political figure from Australia.

William Penn was an entrepreneur and philosopher who founded the Province of Pennsylvania.

William Morris was an English textile designer, writer and socialist.

William Maugham was an English playwright, writer and novelist.

William Makepeace Thackeray was an English novelist and satirist.

William M. Branham was a renowned American Christian minister.

William Jennings Bryan was a famous American politician.

William James Mayo was renowned physician and surgeon in the United States of America.

William James is also known as the Father of American Psychology.

William Hooper was a lawyer and politician from North Carolina who signed the U.

William Henry Harrison was a brave Army man who went on to become the President of the United States.

William Harvey was a famous physician who described the circulation of the blood across the body, in detail.

William Golding was an English poet, novelist, playwright and a winner of Nobel Prize and Booker Prize.

William Godwin was a famous political philosopher, journalist and novelist.

William Glasser was an American psychiatrist who developed the reality and choice theory.

William Gibson is an American-Canadian novelist who pioneered the genre of science/speculative fiction.

William Faulkner was a famous American writer and a Nobel Prize winner.

William Ewart Gladstone was a famous British politician who served as the Prime Minister of United Kingdom four times.

William Ellery was one of the Founding Fathers of America and signed the famous Declaration of Independence.

William Edwards Deming was an American statistician, professor, author, lecturer, and consultant.

William E. Simon was a successful businessman and philanthropist.

William Cullen Bryant is best remembered as the romantic poet and editor of New York Evening Post.

William Cowper was an English poet and hymnodist and one of the pioneers of Romantic poetry.

William Blake was an English poet, known for his works of art and literature including poems ‘The Lamb’ and ‘The Tyger’.

Venus Williams has created ripples in the world of tennis & dominated the game with her exceptional talent and prowess at the game.

Vanessa Lynn Williams is an accomplish American singer, actress and a former model.

Tennessee Williams was one of the greatest playwrights of the 20th century.

Ted Williams was an American baseball player.

Sir Clive William John Granger is a Nobel Prize winning economist and a trendsetter in economic science.

Serena Williams is an American professional tennis player, who has won more than two dozen major titles.

Saul Williams is an American poet, singer, actor and writer.

Rowan Douglas Williams is an Anglican bishop, poet and theologian.

Robin Williams was an American actor best known for his performance in the movie ‘Good Will Hunting’.

Robbie Williams is an English singer-cum songwriter, record producer, and musician.

Nikki Williams is a South African singer and songwriter known for her forceful and gutsy singing.

Liam Neeson is a famous Irish movie star.

Liam Gallagher is a British musician, songwriter, producer, and fashion designer.

Kenneth Williams is a famous British comedian and actor.

Harvey Williams Cushing is known as the father of ‘modern neurosurgery’.

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