Williams births between 1864 and 1913


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Surname Dictionary

MacWilliams numerous: Ulster generally, Dublin etc. Ir. Mac Uilliam (Liam). The first name William, Teutonic Willhelm, meaning "will-helmet", was common amongst the Normans. See also Williams. SI.
Quilliam Very rare: Belfast. Ir. Mac Uiliam. May be of Manx origin.
Williams Very numerous: all areas. MacLysaght describes it as Welsh, but it is common all over Britain. A Norman first name, adopted from Teutonic Willihelm "resolve-helmet". It has produced many variants. See Mac Williams. Ir. Mac Liam. DBS & DOS.
Williamson Very numerous: mainly Ulster where they out-number Williams 2-1. Also Dublin, Cork and Midlands. Believed to be mainly of Scottish origin. See Williams.
 

Districts where Williams and a second surname are found together

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Districts and births


Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • McWilliams: 1844
  • Williams: 4858
  • Williamson: 3341
  • MacWilliams: 12
  • Wiliamson: 1
  • McWilliam: 234
  • William: 47
  • Quilliam: 10
  • Willians: 1
  • Williames: 1
  • Willimson: 1
  • Wiliams: 1
  • McQuilliams: 3
  • McCuliams: 2

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