Billy: baby boy name meaning and popularity


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.



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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