Meaning and name origin
Anselmo \a-nsel-mo, an-se-lmo\ as a boy's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Anselmo is "God's helmet". Anselmo is a variant of Anselm (Old German): saint Anselm (11th century) was archbishop of Canterbury during William the Conqueror's reign, and a formidable influence on medieval Christian thought.
Anselmo has 1 variant form: Anselmi.
Anselmo is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#9477 out of 88799, Top 11%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Anselmo for boys. Anselmo reached its highest rank of #994 in the U.S. in 1920-1929. (2014 statistics).