150+ BEST Nicknames For William [Cool & Cute]

Are you looking for cool and cute nicknames for William?

Well, look no further, as you’ll find all the best William nicknames here!

William means “Strong-Willed Warrior”, so it is no wonder that it has been used by kings, knights, and princes throughout English history.  

The name is derived from the Old Germanic name Wilhelm. And is translated into French as Guillaume…so it’s easy to see how nicknames for the name William like Gill and Will came about!

Of course by good ol’ Medieval nickname letter switchery, Bill and Billy became popular William nick names, too!

The name William has been popular in English speaking countries for over 1000 years!  It’s been used for kings, knights, dukes and princes, and is currently the name of the 2nd in line for the British throne!

Speaking of name royalty, the name William has reigned in the top 10 names for boys for as long as names have been recorded, up until 2018 when it dropped down to the top 25 names. So, William is certainly a popular name deserving of a great nickname!

So, we’d like to help you on your quest to find the best nickname for William!  Here you’ll find cute nicknames for William, funny nicknames for William, cool nicknames for William, and even famous people named William!

And if you love these nick names for Matthew, make sure to check out these nicknames for Matthewnicknames for Andrew, and nicknames for James! Or any of these royal boy names.

William Nickname

Best Nicknames For William

BelsonWellem
BillWiley
BillsonWilfredo
BillsterWilhelmus
BillyWilhem
Billy the KidWilkie
GeeWilkin
GillWill
GullenWillie-O
GwilymWilly
HelmsWilly-um
IamWilly-Yum
IlliamWilt
KirkWim
LamWooly
LiaWull
LiamWullie
WallyWylie
WammyWym
Weilian
Funny Nicknames For William

Cute Nicknames For William

BellaLittle Willie
Bill-umLittle Willy
BillaPrince
BillburPrince William
BillfordVilhjalmur
BoVilho
BylieViliamu
BymViljami
GoulielmosViljem
GugghiermuVille
GuglielminoVillem
GuglielmoVilmos
GuildhelmVilyam
GuilhermeVilyim
GuillaumeWaljan
GuillermoWallam
Lil’ BillWilla
Lil’ WillYum
Lily Billy
Famous People Named William

Funny Nicknames For William

Big WillySilly Willy
Bill be backSmiley Billy
Bill-i-umTuck
Bill-ionaireWil Yam
Billy BoiWilbur
Billy WillyWilburt
Billy-BearWild Bill Hickock
Billy-BeerWileen
Billy-BobWilemina
Billy-BoyWill be back
Buffalo BillWill Hill
Buffalo WillWill Zeal
Buzzard BillWill-um
Chilly BillyWill-Yum
Dollar BillWillamette
Drill BillWillie-1
DubsWillionaire
Frilly BillyWimp
G-WillWiriamu
Schrill BillWombat
Silly Billy
Cute Nicknames For William

Cool Nicknames For William

BellViho
BilliamVilhelm
BillieW
BillsWhim
BilsonWhit
BimWikes
BisonsWillard
Good-WillWillem
GoodwillWillian
GrillWillie
GuiWillow
GuyWills
GWWillster
HillbillyWillum
Kill BillWilma
KingWilmar
King WilliamWilmo
UiliamWilson
UlickWimmy
Um
Cool Nicknames For William

Famous People Named William

“Billie Joe Armstrong” Wilhelm Fink (American musician and lead vocalist of the rock band Green Day)
“Billy the Kid”  Henry McCarty (American outlaw in the Old West)
“will.i.am” William James Adams Jr. (American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer)
Billie Holiday, American jazz singer who influenced the genre
Billy Bones (Fictional, character from Treasure Island)
President William “Bill” Jefferson Clinton (42nd president of the United States)
Prince William (Duke of Cambridge, 2nd in line to the British throne)
William “Bill” Murray (American actor, comedian, and writer)
William “Bill” Nye (Bill Nye the Science Guy, American scientist and television presenter)
William “Bill” S. Preston (Fictional, character from “Bill and Ted’s Excelent Adventure)
William “Billy” Franklin Graham Jr. (American evangelist)
William “Buddy” Hobbs (Fictional, character from “Elf”)
William “Will” Arnett (Canadian-American actor)
William Frederick “Buffalo Bill” Cody (American Old West figure)
William Golding (British author)
William Michael Albert Broad “Billy Idol” (English musician, singer, songwriter, and actor)
William Pitt the Younger (Prime Minister of  UK, 1804-1806)
William Shakespeare (English playwright)
William Shatner (American actor)
William the Conqueror (French duke who led the Norman Conquest of England in 1066)
William Thomson, Lord Kelvin (Scientist who developed the Kelvin temperature scale)
William Wallace (Scottish hero who inspired “Braveheart”)
William Wilberforce (British politician known for fighting to end slavery)
William Wordsworth (English poet)

Final Thoughts On William Nicknames

Finding the perfect nickname is never easy but we hope we were able to help inspire you to find a nickname that you love!

And if you’re still looking for more great nicknames, try these nicknames for Daniel, nicknames for Noah, nicknames for Oliver, and nicknames for boys for more inspiration!

Nicknames For The Name William