Billy: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Billy

A diminutive of William, meaning "resolute protector." And when your little Billy goes through his stubborn toddlerhood, you'll know that he's at least got the "resolute" part down pat.

Nicknames:

Bill.

Famous people named Billy:

Singer/songwriters Billy Joel, Billy Idol, Billy Ray Cyrus, Billy Corgan, and Billy Bragg; actors Billy Burke, Billy Baldwin, Billy Crystal, and Billy Bob Thornton; infamous outlaw William "Billy" Bonney (a.k.a. Billy the Kid).

Fun fact:

The Blue Ranger from the "Power Rangers" series is named Billy Cranston.

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