[ 2 syll. bil-lie, bi-ll-ie ] The baby boy name Billie is also used, and more frequently so, as a girl name. Its pronunciation is BIHL-iy- †. Billie is largely used in the English language and it is derived from Germanic origins.
See also the related category germanic (german).
Billie is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1930, 0.130% of baby boys were given the name Billie. It ranked at #123 then. The baby name has since fallen out of favor, and is now of sporadic use. Within the group of boy names directly linked to Billie, William was the most popular in 2018. Billie has in the past century been mostly given to girls. In 1984, the name Billie was given to 5 times as many girls than boys.
† 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)"