Seriously. For our China work permit applications which we are finally getting. Looks like Willem translates to William translates to Wēi lián (symbols below).
威 Wēi which means power/ might/ prestige
廉 lián which means honest (very nice, I will try even harder to live up to my name !)
My last name is a problem, since there is no direct translation available. I will call in the help of my Chinese colleagues. A person’s last name is actually used to address the person in everyday conversation in Mandarin, and the last name goes first. So a person we would know as Keng Wang will be addressed Wang-Ken (pronounced in proper Mandarin it sounds more like Whung- kuhh). So I have a little more legwork to do but I will let everyone know my full Chinese name, rest assured !