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Anselm Meaning


What does Anselm mean?

The name Anselm is of German origin.

The meaning of Anselm is "helmet of G-d, protected by G-d".

Anselm is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced An-selm.

The Given Name Anselm

Stylish and delightful, it is a name considered by many parents.

Mesmerizing yet simple, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Anselm has no variant spellings.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Anselm of Canterbury, and Anselm of Nonantola.

Anselm Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 9,681 in baby name popularity for boys with 7 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 8,865 in baby name popularity for boys with 8 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Anselm Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Anselm has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Anselm to other names.

Anselm Related Names

The names Anselma, Anselme, Anselmi, Anselmo, Anshelm, Anssi are all forms of Anselm.

Anselm has the diminutive (nickname) Ansel.

Famous Anselms

  • Anselm ~ Saint
  • Anselm of Canterbury ~ Saint
  • Anselm of Nonantola ~ Saint
  • Anselm the Younger ~ Saint

Anselm Numerology

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Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Anselm.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Anselm Name Fun

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Be creative with the name Anselm.

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