It's actually a short name for William which is of Irish Origin, originally spelled Uilliam. In the Holy Bible, Liam has a different meaning which in Hebrew stands for my people. Thus, the baby name can get a meaning of the protector or saviour or even long years, as Noah lived according to the bible 950 years!
Also know, what is the meaning of name Liam?
Strong-willed warrior and protector. It's a shorter form of the Irish name Uilliam, which originated from the Frankish Willahelm, meaning "helmet of will." It's also a shortened version of "William." Well-known Liams: actors Liam Neeson and Liam Hemsworth. Origin.
What is the name of Liam?
Meaning of the Irish name Liam. Listen and learn how to pronounce Liam so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: The Irish form of William, originally a German name will + helm””desire + helmet”” and suggests “”strong protector.””
What is the English for Liam?
Related names. Wilhelm, William, Gwilym, Will, Bill, Guillaume (French form), Guillermo (Spanish form) Liam is a short form of the Irish name "Uilliam".