How many syllables in William?

william has 2 syllables

Split William into syllables?


Definition of William

a male given name: from Germanic words meaning 'will, desire' and 'helmet, protection'

How should William divide into syllables

The first syllable 'Wil' has one vowel 'i' and two consonants 'W' and 'l'. The second syllable 'liam' has two vowels 'i' and 'a' and three consonants 'l', 'm', and 'm'.

Part of Speech - William


Sentences with William

  • William is my cousin's name.
  • My teacher's name is William.
  • William was the king of England in the 11th century.
  • My favorite book character is William.
  • William is a great name for a baby boy.
  • William has blue eyes and blonde hair.
  • My grandfather's name is William.
  • William is a popular name in the United States.
  • William is a classic name that never goes out of style.
  • William is a strong and noble name.

Quotes with William

  • 'All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their entrances, And one man in his time plays many parts.' - William Shakespeare
  • 'To be, or not to be, that is the question.' - William Shakespeare
  • 'Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.' - Robert Frost
  • 'We know what we are, but know not what we may be.' - William Shakespeare
  • 'Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.' - Winston Churchill
  • 'All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.' - Saint Francis of Assisi
  • 'The pen is mightier than the sword.' - Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • 'The best way to predict your future is to create it.' - Abraham Lincoln
  • 'The only way to do great work is to love what you do.' - Steve Jobs
  • 'Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.' - James Baldwin

Number of characters in William

7 ( w, i, l, l, i, a, m )

Unique letters in William

5 ( w, i, l, a, m )

William Backwards


Phonetic Transcription of William

IPA (International): ˈwɪljʌm

ARA (American): ˈwɪljʌm

EPA (English): ˈwɪljʌm