Infobox Given Name Revised
name = Liam

gender = Male
meaning = Unwavering protector
region = Ireland, England, Scotland, Sweden
origin = Germanic
related names = William
footnotes =

Liam is a common male name in Ireland, England, Scotland, and Sweden. Although less popular in the United States, the name has seen a sudden increase in popularity in recent years, coming from the 604th most common male name in 1990 to the 98th most common male name in 2006 [ [ Behind the Name] ] . The Irish diminutive of William, originally a German name, will + helm "desire + helmet" and suggests "strong protector."It is currently a very fashionable name in Ireland and across the world [ [ Baby Names of Ireland] ] .

Notable people named Liam

In the Arts

*Liam Miller, B.Ball,Football, Bookreader
*Liam Aiken, American actor
*Liam Clancy, Irish folk singer
*Liam Cunningham, Irish actor
*Liam Cunningham, Irish Fianna Fáil politician
*Liam Gallagher, lead singer of Oasis
*Liam Howlett, member of The Prodigy
*Liam Lynch, musician/comedian/puppeteer
*Liam Mower, actor/dancer from the U.K.
*Liam Neeson, Irish actor
*Liam O'Brien, American voice actor
*Liam O'Flaherty, writer
*Liam Ó Maonlaí, founder/lead singer of Irish band Hothouse Flowers
*Liam Kyle Sullivan, actor and musician
*Liam Sullivan, actor
*Liam Watson, music producer

In Sports

*Liam Botham, English Rugby player and son of Ian Botham
*Liam Sheridan, Irish footballer
*Liam Plunkett, English cricketer
*Liam Ridgewell, English footballer
*Liam Lzaras, Geelong Footballer

In Politics

*Liam Byrne, British politician
*Liam Cosgrave, Fifth Taoiseach of Ireland
*Liam Mellows, Irish politician
*Liam McHugh-Russell, Canadian human rights activist
*Liam Mcauliffe, famous south Australian (introduced desalination)
*Liam Lynch irish republican

In events

*Liam Ashley, New Zealand teenager murdered in a prison van

Liam in fiction

*Liam Fitzpatrick, the younger brother of Maddie Fitzpatrick in "The Suite Life of Zack and Cody"
*Liam Fitzpatrick, murderer and mobster in "Veronica Mars"
*Liam Pace, brother of Charlie Pace on the television series "Lost"
* Liam is the real name of the vampire Angel in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Angel"
* Liam Devlin in Jack Higgins novels - "The Eagle has Landed" and "The Eagle Has Flown"

Other uses of Liam

*Liam is the name of an Award-winning British film.
*Liam is a song by a German Band called In Extremo
*Liam McCarthy Cup - the most prestigious Hurling trophy


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  • Liam — est un prénom d origine irlandaise, diminutif de Uilliam, un prénom avec les mêmes origines franques que William. Le prénom Liam est apparu en France en 1986, et depuis, ne cesse d augmenter année après année. On fête les Liam le 15 mars tout… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Liam — m Irish: short form of Uilliam, Gaelic form of WILLIAM (SEE William) …   First names dictionary

  • liam — clan·wil·liam; wil·liam·ite; wil·liam·so·nia; wil·liam·son s; wil·liam; …   English syllables

  • Liam — noun currently popular in Ireland, England, and Scotland. Tall. Glasses. Wearing this yellow hoodie. Liam. Im pretty sure thats his name. Like, ninety percent sure. I think it suits him. Liam. The kind of name you never normally hear outside a… …   Wiktionary

  • Liam — irische Kurzform bzw. → Wilhelm (Bedeutungszusammensetzung aus: »Wille« und »Helm«). Namensträger: Liam O Flaherty, irischer Schriftsteller …   Deutsch namen

  • Liam — n. male first name; Liam Neeson (born 1952) Irish born movie actor who starred in the 1993 movie Schindler s List (as Oskar Schindler) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • liam — liale, liam obs. ff. leal, lyam, leash …   Useful english dictionary

  • Liam — Lyam A bloodhound. It was so named after the lyam or leash used by its handler during a hunt. The lyam hound was used to track game, e.g. deer or boar, by scent. Cf. Lyam; Brachet; Greyhound; Lymer …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • LIAM — Life Insurance Association of Malaysia (Business » Firms) …   Abbreviations dictionary

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