Billie Name Meaning & Origin

Billie

Pronunciation: BIL-lee (key)

Origin of the name Billie:

Feminine form of Billy, a pet form of William (resolute protector).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Billiejean

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Nicknames for Billie

Bil, Bill, Billz, Lee, Illie

Meanings and history of the name Billie

Can be given as a name on its own, as a feminine version of the male name Billy, or as a nickname for Wilhelmina, Willow or Willa.

Famous real-life people named Billie

Billie Dawn Webb, YouTuber
Billie Burke, American actress, played "Glinda" in the Wizard of Oz (stage name)(1884-1970)
Billie Dove, American actress, silent movies (stage name)(1903-1997)
Billie Holiday, American jazz singer (stage name)(1915-1959)
Billie Jean King, American tennis player (1943-)
Billie Piper, English singer and actress (stage name)(1982-)
Evelyn "Billie" Frechette, known for her personal relationship with the bank robber John Dillinger in the early 1930s (1907-1969)
♥♥♥ Billie Eilish (b. 2001), electropop singer, daughter of actress Maggie Baird, and sister of Finneas O’Connell ♥♥♥
Billie Grace Suplee (b. 2007), daughter of American film and television actor Ethan Suplee
Billie Beatrice Dane (b. 2010), daughter of American fashion model and television and film actress Rebecca Gayheart and American actor Eric Dane

Billie in song, story & screen

"Billie Jean" by Michael Jackson (released 1982)

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