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Williams Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

The Williams family comes from Wales. 1 The Williams family is Caucasian.1

Williams Meaning & Etymology

In Welsh, the surname Williams means "the son of William."1

Williams Life Expectancy

According to our database of 563,289 people with the last name Williams that have a birth and death date listed:

Life Expectancy

68.3
years

Most Common Williams First Names

According to our database of 877,116 people with the last name Williams that have a first name listed, these are the most common first names:

  • John 3.1%
  • James 2.8%
  • Mary 1.9%
  • Robert 1.9%
  • William 1.8%
  • Charles 1.5%
  • George 1.4%
  • Thomas 1.3%
  • Willie 0.9%
  • Henry 0.9%
  • Joseph 0.8%
  • David 0.8%
  • Richard 0.7%
  • Edward 0.7%
  • Elizabeth 0.6%
  • Frank 0.6%
  • Walter 0.6%
  • Margaret 0.6%
  • Williams 0.6%
  • Arthur 0.5%
  • Dorothy 0.5%
  • Annie 0.5%
  • Albert 0.4%
  • Helen 0.4%
  • Clarence 0.4%
  • Donald 0.4%
  • Harry 0.4%
  • Samuel 0.4%
  • Ruth 0.4%
  • J 0.4%
  • Harold 0.4%
  • Michael 0.3%
  • Alice 0.3%
  • Paul 0.3%
  • Kenneth 0.3%
  • Sarah 0.3%
  • Fred 0.3%
  • Roy 0.3%
  • Raymond 0.3%
  • Jessie 0.3%
  • Joe 0.3%
  • Ethel 0.3%
  • Anna 0.3%
  • Ernest 0.3%
  • Martha 0.3%
  • Alfred 0.3%
  • Betty 0.3%
  • Ralph 0.3%
  • Herbert 0.3%
  • Emma 0.3%

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