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# Template:Infobox given name

Template documentation
{{{name}}}
[[File:{{{image}}}|220px]]
{{{caption}}}
Pronunciation{{{pronunciation}}}
Gender{{{gender}}}
Name day{{{name day}}}
Origin
Language(s){{{language}}}
Word/Name{{{origin}}}
Meaning{{{meaning}}}
Place of origin{{{region}}}
Other names
Alternative spelling{{{alternative spelling}}}
Nickname(s){{{nickname}}}
Derived{{{derived}}}
Related names{{{related names}}}
{{{footnotes}}}

Infobox given name may be used to create consistency and summarize information among given names on Wikipedia.

## Usage

{{Infobox given name
| name          =
| image         =
| image_size    =
| caption       =
| pronunciation =
| gender        =
| meaning       =
| region        =
| language      =
| origin        =
| alternative spelling =
| nickname      =
| related names =
| name day      =
| derived       =
| popularity    =
| footnotes     =
| wikt          =
}}

## Parameters

Parameter Explanation
name Insert the full spelling of the name (defaults to {{PAGENAME}} if empty).
image Insert a relevant image for the name.
image_size The infobox automatically resizes images to a width of 220px. Use this parameter only if the image being used is smaller than 220px.
caption Insert image caption, which should describe the image used.
pronunciation Insert the pronunciation(s) of the name. Separate multiple entries with a line break (<br />).
gender Insert the gender of the name. Use either Female, Male, or Both.
meaning Insert the meaning(s) of the name. Separate multiple entries with a line break (<br />).
region Insert the region(s) of origin of the name. Separate multiple entries with a line break (<br />). In addition, link each region to its appropriate article if possible.
origin Insert the origin of the name. This should be an unnecessary field if both 'region' and 'language' are used.
alternative spelling Insert the other spellings of the name. Separate multiple entries with a line break (<br />).
nickname Insert the nicknames associated with the name. Separate multiple entries with a line break (<br />).
variant forms Insert the names variant forms. Separate multiple entries with a line break (<br />).
related names Insert name(s) that are related to the name in question. Separate multiple entries with a line break (<br />). In addition, link each name to its appropriate article if possible.
name day Insert the date and country of the name day of the name. It should be in [[MONTH DAY]] (COUNTRY) format. Separate multiple entries with a line break (<br />).
derived Insert words from which the name is derived. Separate multiple entries with a line break (<br />).
language Insert the language(s) of origin. Separate multiple entries with a line break (<br/>). Note that this option ties in with the next 3 options.
variant Insert the variant form(s) of the name. The alternate spellings of the name. However, note the more specific options below.
shortform Insert the short form(s) of the name.
cognate Insert the cognate(s) associated with the name.
anglicisation Insert the Anglicisation(s) associated with the name. This is for listing the Anglicised forms of a non-English language name. Note derivative option below.
derivative Insert the derivative(s) associated with the name. This is for listing the non-English language names that this name has spawned.
derivation Insert the derivation of the word listed above. (<br/>).
related pages Insert the names that might not fit the into the 'other names' options above.
popularity Inserting anything for this field will enable the link to the Popular names article.
footnotes Insert footnotes or references regarding the information given within this infobox. Separate multiple entries with a line break (<br />).

To avoid the Wiktionary box, use |wikt=

## For example

William
William the Conqueror, The Duke of Normandy in the Bayeux Tapestry. The name William became very popular in the English language after the Norman Conquest of 1066 by William the Conqueror.
Pronunciationwiljəm
GenderMale
Name dayJune 8
Origin
Language(s)Germanic
Meaningwill + helmet (protection)
Place of originGermanic
Other names
Alternative spellingWill.i.am
Nickname(s)Will, Bill, Billy, Willy
Related namesWilhelm
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{{Infobox given name
| name = William
| image = William1.jpg
| imagesize = 200px
| caption = [[William the Conqueror]], The Duke of Normandy in the [[Bayeux Tapestry]]. The name William became very popular in the English language after the [[Norman Conquest]] of [[1066]] by William the Conqueror.
| pronunciation = wiljəm
| gender = Male
| meaning = ''will + helmet (protection)''
| region = Germanic
| language = Germanic
| alternative spelling = Will.i.am
| nickname = [[Will]], [[Bill]], [[Billy]], [[Willy]]
| related names = [[Wilhelm]]
| name day = [[June 8]]
| popularity = if you say so
| footnotes = <ref>[http://www.babynames.co.uk/meaning_origin_name_William.htm William - Meaning and origin of the name William]</ref>