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Williams is a Welsh name that means "son of William" and is the third most common surname in both the United States and the United Kingdom. Though Williams genealogy often traces back to Wales, there are a number of alternate names with the same meaning, including Williamson, Wilcox, and McWilliams, and Williams family history also often includes England, Germany, or Scotland. The modern French version of the name is Guillaume, though William is an Old French form derived from the Germanic elements wil, meaning "will" or "desire" and helm, meaning "protection" or "shield." As a given name, this meant that the name William had a meaning such as "protector" or "strong-willed."


Williams Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Antoinette Williams-- --, 1968May 15,2010GA
Brenda Williams-- --, 1952January 31,2010GA
Carol Williams-- --, 1956May 29,1990NY
Durana Williams-- --, 1950March 1,2010CA

Williams Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E A Zane Williams-- --, 1926November 11,2001Fountain Valley,CA
F Alan Williams-- --, 1947July 2,2000Chinook,WA
George Williams-- --, 1968December 9,1994Manson,NC
Helen Williams-- --, 1915May 18,2009Mount Vernon,WA

Williams Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Benjamin WilliamsEdith RandolphFebruary 1,1933Wake, NC
Hubert WilliamsMargaret FussellFebruary 28,1931Wake, NC
Jason WilliamsBeatrice SymonsMarch 16,1931Wake, NC
Fred WilliamsAugusta SykesJune 4,1931Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Williams

4th: Brown5th: Jones
6th: Miller7th: Davis
8th: Anderson9th: Wilson
10th: Taylor11th: Moore
12th: Martin13th: Thompson

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