Anselm

Meaning, origin, and popularity of the name Anselm

Anselm

Divinity helmet

Of Germanic origin from the compound ans ‘divinity’ and helm ‘helmet’. The name Anselm was borne by St. Anselm, who was the Archbishop of Canterbury in the late 11th century. 

Meaning:

Divinity helmet

Origin:

German

Gender:

For a boy

Popularity:

Not in the U.S. top 1,000 names

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