Last name: WILLIAMS

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WILLIAMS : This last name is indexed 3,551,044 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

WILLIAMS : English: variant of William with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is also common in Wales. In North America this surname has also absorbed some cognates from other languages such as Dutch Willems. Williams is the third most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.

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