[ 2 syll. wi-(l)lem, wil-l-em ] The baby boy name Willem is pronounced as WIY-LHHehLM †. Willem is used chiefly in the Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian languages, and its origin is Germanic. Willem is a variant of the name William (English and French).
Willem is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, among the group of boy names directly linked to Willem, William was the most popular.
Baby names that sound like Willem include Wallwin, Wallwyn, Wallwynn, Walwin, Walwyn, Walwynn, Waylen, Waylin, Waylon, Welwyn, Weylin, Weylyn, Whalen, Whalin, Whalon, Whelan, Wileen, Wilheim, Willeam, and William.
† Pronunciation for Willem: W as in "we (W.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)"
A famous person named Willem is Actor Willem Dafoe, born 22 July 1955, Appleton, Wisconsin.