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{{{name}}}
[[File:{{{image}}}|220px]]
{{{caption}}}
Pronunciation{{{pronunciation}}}
Gender{{{gender}}}
Language(s){{{language}}}
Name day{{{name day}}}
Origin
Language(s){{{languageorigin}}}
Word/name{{{origin}}}
Derivation{{{derivation}}}
Meaning{{{meaning}}}
Region of origin{{{region}}}
Other names
Alternative spelling{{{alternative spelling}}}
Variant form(s){{{variant forms}}}
Short form(s){{{shortform}}}
Nickname(s){{{nickname}}}
Pet form(s){{{petname}}}
Cognate(s){{{cognate}}}
Anglicisation(s){{{anglicisation}}}
Derivative(s){{{derivative}}}
Derived{{{derived}}}
Related names{{{related names}}}
See also{{{seealso}}}
Popularitysee popular names
{{{footnotes}}}

Usage

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

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.
language, language2, language3 Insert the language(s) of the name. Linking is automatic causing 'English' to be displayed as 'English'.
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 />).
languageorigin 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. See also example of a name with multiple origins (Bina), in the example section below.
origin Insert the origin of the name. This should be an unnecessary field if both 'region' and 'language' are used.
derivation Insert the derivation of the word listed above. (<br/>).
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.
alternative spelling Insert the other spellings of the name. Separate multiple entries with a line break (<br />).
  • variant forms
      alternative:
  • variant
Insert the variant form(s) of the name. Separate multiple entries with a line break (<br />). However, note the more specific options below.
shortform Insert the short form(s) of the name. These are not necessarily 'pet forms', see below.
nickname Insert the nicknames associated with the name. Separate multiple entries with a line break (<br />).
petname Insert the pet name(s) associated with 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.
derived Insert words from which the name is derived. 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.
seealso 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=

Example

William
William1.jpg
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/wɪljəm/
GenderMale
Language(s)Germanic
Name dayJune 8
Origin
Meaningwill + helmet (protection)
Region of originGermanic
Other names
Alternative spellingWill.i.am
Nickname(s)Will, Bill, Billy, Willy
Related namesWilhelm
Popularitysee popular names
[1]
{{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 = {{IPAc-en|w|ɪ|l|j|ə|m}}
| gender        = Male
| meaning       = ''will + helmet (protection)''
| region        = Germanic
| language      = Germanic
| alternative spelling = Will.i.am
| variant forms =
| nickname      = [[William (name)|Will]], [[Bill (name)|Bill]], [[Billy (name)|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>
}}

Example of an English language name

William
William1.jpg
Pronunciation/wɪljəm/
GenderMasculine
Language(s)English
Name day8 June
Origin
Language(s)Germanic
Derivationwil + helm
Meaning"will", "desire" + "helmet", "protection"
Other names
Short form(s)Bill, Will
Pet form(s)Billy, Willie, Willy
Cognate(s)Uilliam; Uilleam; Gwilym; Wilhelm
{{Infobox given name
| name            = William
| image           = William1.jpg
| image_size      = 
| caption         = [[William the Conqueror]]
| pronunciation   = {{IPAc-en|w|ɪ|l|j|ə|m}}
| gender          = Masculine
| nameday         = 8 June
| language        = [[English language|English]]
| languageorigin  = [[Germanic language|Germanic]]
| origin          = 
| derivation      = ''wil'' + ''helm''
| meaning         = "will", "desire" + "helmet", "protection"
| variant         = 
| shortform       = Bill, Will
| petname         = Billy, Willie, Willy
| cognate         = Uilliam; Uilleam; Gwilym; Wilhelm
| anglicisation   = 
| derivative      = 
}}

Example of a non-English language name (with Wiktionary disabled)

Raghnall
GenderMasculine
Language(s)Irish, Scottish Gaelic
Origin
Language(s)Old Norse
Word/nameRögnvaldr
Derivationregin + valr
Meaning"advice", "decision" + "ruler"
Other names
Variant form(s)Raonull
Cognate(s)Ragnvald
Anglicisation(s)Ranald, Randal, Rannal, Ronald
{{Infobox given name
| name            = Raghnall
| image           = 
| image_size      = 
| caption         = 
| pronunciation   = 
| gender          = Masculine
| nameday         = 
| language        = [[Irish language|Irish]], [[Scottish Gaelic]]
| languageorigin  = [[Old Norse]]
| origin          = Rögnvaldr
| derivation      = ''regin'' + ''valr''
| meaning         = "advice", "decision" + "ruler"
| variant         = Raonull
| shortform       = 
| petname         = 
| cognate         = Ragnvald
| anglicisation   = Ranald, Randal, Rannal, Ronald
| derivative      = 
| wikt            =
}}

Example of a name with multiple origins

Bina
GenderFeminine
Origin
Language(s)1. Yiddish
2. Latin
Word/name2. Albinus
Derivation1. bin, bine
2. albus
Meaning1. "bee"
2. "white"
Other names
Variant form(s)Binah, Bine
Pet form(s)Binke
{{Infobox given name
| name            = Bina
| image           = 
| image_size      = 
| caption         = 
| pronunciation   = 
| gender          = Feminine
| nameday         = 
| language        = 
| languageorigin  = 1. [[Yiddish]] <br>2. [[Latin]]
| origin          = 2. Albinus
| derivation      = 1. ''bin'', ''bine'' <br>2. ''albus''
| meaning         = 1. "bee" <br> 2. "white"
| variant         = Binah, Bine
| shortform       = 
| petname         = Binke
| cognate         = 
| anglicisation   = 
| derivative      = 
}}

Maintenance categories

See also

References