Liam

Pronunciation: le-e-a-hm
Origin: Ireland
gender-male
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Western Europe

Liam is a boy's given name of Irish origin, derived from the Irish name Uilliam or the old Germanic name William. The name Liam means "helmet of will" or "protection," and it also signifies a "strong-willed warrior". The name has gained popularity in Ireland, the UK, and worldwide, with celebrities like Liam Payne and Liam Neeson contributing to its fame. Liam's origins can be traced back to the Norman conquest of England in 1066, where it was part of the Irish and Norman naming traditions. The name became more widespread outside of Ireland in the late 20th and early 21st centuries, and it is now popular in various countries, including Argentina, Belgium, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Quebec, Canada, Sweden, and Switzerland.

Liam Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Liam is currently #22 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Liam is currently #22 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Liam is currently #21 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Liam is currently #21 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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Famous People Named Liam

  • Liam Neeson: Liam Neeson is an Irish actor known for his roles in "Schindler's List," "Taken," and "Star Wars
  • Liam Hemsworth: Liam Hemsworth is an Australian actor known for his roles in "The Hunger Games" film series and "Independence Day
  • Liam Payne: Liam Payne is an English singer and songwriter known for being a member of the boy band One Direction.
  • Liam Gallagher: Liam Gallagher is an English singer and songwriter known for being the lead vocalist of the rock band Oasis.
  • Liam Cunningham: Liam Cunningham is an Irish actor known for his roles in "Game of Thrones," "The Wind That Shakes the Barley," and "Hunger."