What does Guillaume mean?
Guillaume [guil-laume] as a boys' name is pronounced gee-OHM. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Guillaume is "determined protector". French variant of William. French poet Guillaume Apollinaire.
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How popular is Guillaume?
Guillaume is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#11719 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Guillermo (#660 in recent rankings) and William (#5) are the popular alternative forms of Guillaume (not ranked). Adoption of these relations of Guillaume reached its peak during 1880-1889 (median #939) and is now much reduced (#332, ▼89%). Below is a graphed analysis of the history of Guillaume and corresponding names. (Top Baby Names, 2015)