Gender: Male Meaning of Anselm: "with divine protection" Origin of Anselm: German

Anselm Origin and Meaning

The name Anselm is a boy's name of German origin meaning "with divine protection".

A somewhat solemn appellation, Anselm is a saint's name, connected to the twelfth century archbishop of Canterbury, and in modern times tied to the German neo-expressionist painter Anselm Kiefer.

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Anzelm (Polish) Anselmo (Portuguese) Anselme (French) Anshelm (German)


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