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What does Selmo mean?

Selmo Pronunciation of Selmo [sel-mo] as a boys' name is an Old German name, and the name Selmo means "God's helmet". Selmo is an alternate form of Anselm (Old German).

Associated with: helmet (defender).


2 relations via Anselm: Anselmo and Elmo.

Creative forms:
(male) Salmo, Sulmo, ..

(female) Sellom, Selna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Selmo Aaron (S.A.), ..

How popular is Selmo?

Selmo is an uncommon first name for males. Selmo is also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Elmo and Anselmo are the popular varying forms of Selmo (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Selmo reached the height of their popularity during the years 1910-1919 (median #1037), but now, the form Elmo has become somewhat outmoded. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Nemo, Remo, Salmon, Salomo, Seamor, Sebo, Sela, Selah, Selby, Seldon, Selig, Selim, Sesto, Shelomo and Shlomo. Like Selmo, these names are not frequently used.

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