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What does Anselmo mean?

Anselmo Pronunciation of Anselmo [ansel-mo] as a name for boys is an Old German name, and Anselmo means "God's helmet". Anselmo is a variant form of Anselm (Old German).

Associated with: helmet (defender).


Anselmo has 1 variant: Anselmi.

5 more different relations via Anselm: Anse, Ansel, Anselme, Anso and Selmo.

Creative forms:
(male) Anselam, Arselmo, ..

(female) Anselly, Anselna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Anselmo Andre (A.A.), ..

How popular is Anselmo?

Anselmo is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#10282 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Anselmo entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its peak position of #1370 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anselmo name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Anselmo outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Ansel (#1171 via latest list) is the only other prominent variation form of Anselmo rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Anselmo were favored in 2015 (adoption of 0.01%).

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Adelfo, Aksel, Amelio, Anael, Ancell, Andjelko (see Angel), Angel, Angelino, Angell, Angelmo, Angelo, Anjel, Anjelo, Anscom, Anscomb (see Anscom), Ansell, Anslea, Ansley, Anslie, Ansly, Anteo, Antero, Anwel, Anwell, Arcelio, Arsemio (see Arsenio), Arsenio, Arseno (see Arsenio), Arsenyo, Aseem, Aurelio and Aurelo. These names tend to be more commonly used than Anselmo.

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