Billie - Meaning of Billie
[ 2 syll. bil-lie, bi-ll-ie ] The baby girl name Billie is also used as a boy name, though it is more often a girl name. It is pronounced BIHL-iy- †. Billie is of French and Germanic origin. It is used mainly in German and English.
In addition, Billie is a familiar form (German) of the English, French, and Spanish Belle.
Billie is also a familiar form (English and German) of the Dutch, English, German, and Polish Wilhelmina.
Billie is rare as a baby girl name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1930, 0.278% of baby girls were named Billie. It was #79 in rank then. The baby name has markedly slipped in popularity since then, and is currently of only irregular use. Out of the family of girl names directly related to Billie, Belle was the most commonly used in 2018. Billie has in the last century been primarily given to baby girls. In 1984, 5 times more baby girls than boys were given the name Billie.
Baby names that sound like Billie include Billee, Billey, Billi, Billy, Billye, Bailea, Bailee, Bailei, Baileigh, Bailey, Baili, Bailie, Bailley, Baillie, Bailly, Baily, Bala, Baleigh, Bali, and Balley.
† Pronunciation for Billie: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
Details of famous persons named Billie:
Jazz Singer Billie Holiday, born Eleanora Fagan 7 April 1915 - 17 July 1959, Baltimore, Maryland.
Tennis Player Billie Jean King, born Billie Jean Moffit 22 November 1943, Long Beach, California.