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What does Anselme mean?

Anselme Pronunciation of Anselme [anselme] as a name for boys is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of the name Anselme is "God's helmet". Anselme is an alternate form of Anselm (Old German).

Associated with: helmet (defender).


4 alternative forms via Anselm: Anse, Ansel, Anselmi and Anselmo.

Creative forms:
(male) Anselar, Arselme, ..

(female) Anselle, Anselo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Anselme Jesse (A.J.), ..

How popular is Anselme?

Anselme is an uncommon first name for males but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#114166 out of 150436, Top 76%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Anselme (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Ansel (#1171 in recent rankings) and Anselmo. Adoption of these forms of Anselme is at its highest today (average #1585). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ansel, Anselmo in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Anselme and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Abele, Ainslee, Ainslie, Aksel, Anael, Ancell, Angel, Angell, Angelmo, Angelo, Anjel, Anjelo, Anscom, Anscomb (see Anscom), Anscombe (see Anscom), Ansell, Anslea, Ansley, Anslie, Ansly, Anstice, Antole, Antolle, Anwel, Anwell, Arsene, Aseem, Ashelie, Ashlie, Aynslee and Aynslie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Anselme.

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