Meaning:Will, Desire; Helmet, Protection


Pronunciation:LEE uhm

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About Liam

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Liam is a traditional name, ideal for those parents looking for a royal-inspired name with a modern spin on it.

Detailed Meaning

Liam was originally a shortened version of the name William, but is now a name in its own right.

Famous People With This Name

Liam Hemsworth is an Australian Actor, most known for his role as Gale Hawthorne in ‘The Hunger Games’ film series. Liam Gallagher was the lead singer of rock band Oasis, with his most popular songs including: ‘Wonderwall’ and ‘Don’t Look Back in Anger.’ Liam Neeson is an Irish actor, known for his role in the ‘Taken’ movie series. Liam Payne is also a famous bearer of the name: he is an English singer, who was in the British-Irish boy band ‘One Direction.’

Possible Nicknames

Liam is a fairly short name by itself so is quite difficult to come up with a nickname, although one option could be Lee.

Related Names

Some alternative spellings of Liam are Lyam, Lliam or Liem.

Stories Featuring This Name

Liam is the birth name of Angel, a character from the cult American television seris ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer.’ Liam Butcher, son of Bianca and Ricky Butcher, is a fictional character from the British soap opera ‘Eastenders.’

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