Wilhelm

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Wilhelm. Doublet of William.

Proper noun[edit]

Wilhelm

  1. A surname from German.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Wilhelm.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Wilhelm

  1. a male given name

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German Willahelm from Proto-Germanic *Wiljahelmaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɪlˌhɛlm/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈvɪ.lɛlm/, /ˈvɪ.lɛm/ (variants in common speech)
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Proper noun[edit]

Wilhelm

  1. a male given name, feminine equivalent Wilhelmina, Wilhelmine, or Minna, equivalent to English William; diminutive forms Willi, Willy

Proper noun[edit]

Wilhelm m or f (proper noun, surname, masculine genitive Wilhelms or (with an article) Wilhelm, feminine genitive Wilhelm, plural Wilhelms)

  1. a surname originating as a patronymic

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Wilhelm, from Old High German Willahelm.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Wilhelm m pers (feminine Wilhelmina)

  1. a male given name, equivalent to English William

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Wilhelm in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Wilhelm in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Wilhelm c (genitive Wilhelms)

  1. a male given name, the spelling origin of Vilhelm

References[edit]

  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, →ISBN: 21 343 males with the given name Wilhelm (compared to 23 532 named Vilhelm) living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 2000s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.