Total Babies With Name: 3,719,643
Highest Rank: 2
Number of Years at Highest Rank: 6
Years at Highest Rank: 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1920
With a strong German name meaning “resolute protector,” William remains a popular choice among British royalty. In 2014, William held a strong rank as the fifth most popular baby boy name in the U.S., and the name ranked No. 1 in Norway and Sweden that year.