Vilhelm

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Danish[edit]

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Vilhelm

  1. A male given name, cognate to English William.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Swedish Vilhelm.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvilhelm/
  • Hyphenation: Vil‧helm

Proper noun[edit]

Vilhelm

  1. William (of foreign historical persons)
    Vilhelm Valloittaja William the Conqueror
  2. A male given name, usually a middle name (arguably Swedish, not Finnish).

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Norwegian[edit]

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Vilhelm

  1. A male given name, cognate to English William.

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Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Of Germanic origin, cognate with German Wilhelm and English William. First recorded as a given name in Sweden in the 12th century.

Proper noun[edit]

Vilhelm

  1. A male given name.

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References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 23 532 males with the given name vilhelm (compared to 21 343 named Wilhelm) living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1910s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.