Given Name Liam
What does Liam mean?:
Strong-willed warrior and protector. It's a shorter form of the Irish name Uilliam, which originated from the Frankish Willahelm, meaning "helmet of will." It's also a shortened version of "William." Well-known Liams: actors Liam Neeson and Liam Hemsworth
Liam began as a short form of William, but has long stood on its own. It is now the fastest-rising Irish names in the US, breaking into the Top 10 for the first time ever in 2012, and now at a remarkable Number 2 for the third year in a row.
American Meaning: The name Liam is an American baby name. In American the meaning of the name Liam is: Will-helmet. Famous Bearers: poet and playwright William Shakespeare (1564-1616) and William Wordsworth.
Gaelic Meaning: The name Liam is a Gaelic baby name. In Gaelic the meaning of the name Liam is:Helmeted.
Irish Meaning: The name Liam is an Irish baby name. In Irish the meaning of the name Liam is: The Irish name William.
Teutonic Meaning: The name Liam is a Teutonic baby name. In Teutonic the meaning of the name Liam is:Resolute defender.