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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Bill
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Bill in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Bill:
Records indicate that 158,326 boys in the United States have been named Bill since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1947, when 4,680 people in the U.S. were given the name Bill. Those people are now 74 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Bill
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2 Positive Comments
"I never hear anyone say the name "Bill "anymore except with friends and family. No one in their twenties or thirties is named Bill...just baby boomers...so I guess guys named Bill are a rare thing nowadays. Long Live " The Bill"." Feb. 21, 2021:
"My grandad is called william but called bill. I love him!" Mar. 25, 2008:
3 Neutral Comments
"I LOVE THE NAME BILL!!!
I'm 12 and I'm naming my baby this when I have one lol" Mar. 10, 2010:
"My name is Bill and I LOVE it!!!
It's a strong, intelligent name that can age with you." Sep. 28, 2009:
"My brother-in-law is Bill. I find it strange that my in-laws did that because people assume it is short for William, but it's not!" Mar. 15, 2007:
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