Guillaume (given name)

Guillaume is the French equivalent of William, which is of old Germanic origin.[1]

Guillaume
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Guillaume le Conquérant (William the Conqueror)
Pronunciation[ɡijom]
GenderMale
Language(s)Germanic languages
Origin
Word/namewille + helm (protection)
MeaningVehement protector
Region of originNorthern Europe
Other names
Related namesGuillaume (surname), William

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  1. ^ Hanks, Hardcastle and Hodges, Oxford Dictionary of First Names, Oxford University Press, 2nd edition, ISBN 978-0-19-861060-1, p.276.