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Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 215128 people with the Williams surname? In that year Williams was ranked number 3 for popularity in the UK.
The name John means "God is gracious" and is of Hebrew origin.
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|John Williams||Wiki Detail||John Williams (1796?1839) was an English missionary, active in the South Pacific.|
|John Henry Williams||Wiki Detail||John Henry Williams (August 27, 1968 ? March 6, 2004) was the only son of baseball legend Ted Williams.|
|John Williams||Wiki Detail||John Williams (January 29, 1778 ? August 10, 1837) was an American lawyer, soldier, and statesman from Knoxville, Tennessee.|
|John Williams||Wiki Detail||John Williams (January 7, 1807 ? March 26, 1875) was an American merchant and miller from Rochester, New York.|
|John G. Williams||Wiki Detail||John G.|
|John Foster Williams||Wiki Detail||John Foster Williams (12 October 1743 - 24 June 1814) was an officer in the Continental Navy during the American Revolutionary war.|
|John Williams||Wiki Detail||John Williams VC (born John Fielding 24 May 1857, Abergavenny ? died 25 November 1932), was a Welsh recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.|
|John J. Williams||Wiki Detail||John James Williams (May 17, 1904 - January 11, 1988) was an American businessman and politician from Millsboro, in Sussex County, Delaware.|
|John R. Williams||Wiki Detail||John R Williams (May 4, 1782 ? October 20, 1854) was an American soldier, merchant, and politician who is most well known for serving as the first mayor of Detroit, Michigan.|
|John Williams||Wiki Detail||John Sam Williams (born October 26, 1966 in Los Angeles, California) is a retired American basketball player.|
|John "Hot Rod" Williams||Wiki Detail||John "Hot Rod" Williams (born August 9, 1962 in Sorrento, Louisiana) is a retired American professional basketball player in the NBA who had a 13-year career from 1986 to 1999.|
|John Stuart Williams||Wiki Detail||John Stuart Williams (July 10, 1818 ? July 17, 1898) was a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War and a postbellum Democratic U.|
|John Tucker Williams||Wiki Detail||John Tucker Williams (1789 ? September 9 1854) was a navy officer and political figure in Canada West.|
|John Williams||Wiki Detail||John Williams (born John Fillipitch, October 19, 1959) is an American talk radio show host at WGN (AM) in Chicago, Illinois.|
|John Williams||Wiki Detail||John McKay Williams (born October 27, 1947 in Jackson, Mississippi) was a National Football League offensive lineman from 1968 through 1979.|
|John Williams||Wiki Detail||John Chester Williams (born September 12, 1953) is an archer from the United States, who was born in Cranesville, Pennsylvania.|
|Johnny Williams||Wiki Detail||Johnny Williams (December 25, 1926 in Barmouth ? February 6, 2007) was a British former professional boxer in the 1940s and 1950s and was at one time both the British and Empire heavyweight champion.|
|John Williams||Wiki Detail||John Alan Williams (born October 26, 1960 in Muskegon, Michigan) is a former running back in the USFL and the National Football League.|
|Johnny Williams||Wiki Detail||John Elliott Williams (June 30, 1927 ? February 26, 2005) was an American football defensive back and kick returner in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and San Francisco 49ers.|
|John Williams||Wiki Detail||John Williams (August 30, 1817?1899) was the eleventh Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church in the United States.|
|John Williams||Wiki Detail||John Nelson Williams (born 11 May 1968 in Birmingham, England) is an English former professional footballer.|
|John Williams||Wiki Detail||John Williams (born May 27, 1946 - August 1978) was a former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer.|
|John Edwin Ashley Williams||Wiki Detail||Squadron Leader John Edwin Ashley "Willy" Williams, DFC (6 May 1919?29 March 1944) was an Australian air ace during the Second World War.|
|John Williams||Wiki Detail||John Reginald Williams (born 16 January 1955) is an Australian politician.|
|John Ellis Williams||Wiki Detail||John Ellis Williams (20 August 1924 ? 7 December 2008) was a Welsh novelist and writer, writing in both English and Welsh.|
|John J. Williams||Wiki Detail||John J.|
|John J. Williams||Wiki Detail||John J.|
|Johnny Williams||Wiki Detail||Johnny Williams (May 15, 1906 - March 6, 2006) was a Chicago-based blues guitar player and singer, who was one of the first of the new generation of electric blues players to record after World War II.|
|John B. Williams||Wiki Detail||John B.|
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