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What does Sigismund mean?

Sigismund Pronunciation of Sigismund [sigis-mund] as a boys' name has its root in Old German, and the meaning of the name Sigismund is "victorious hand or protector". Sigismund is an alternate form of Sigmund (Old German).

Associated with: victorious, protector (defender).


Sigismund has 5 variants: Segismond, Sigismond, Sigismondo, Sigismundo and Sigismundus.

2 more alternative forms via Sigmund: Siegmund and Sigmond.

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Middle name pairings:
Sigismund Dov (S.D.), ..

How popular is Sigismund?

Sigismund is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Sigismund is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent alternative form of Sigismund (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 is Sigmund. Adoption of this form of Sigismund reached its apex in the 1910s (#481). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sigmund in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Desmund, Esmund, Osmund, Raimund, Seigmond, Sigurd and Zikmund. Like Sigismund, these names are not commonly used.

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