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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Guilherme

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  • According to a user from Brazil, the name Guilherme is of German origin and means "Helmet, protection.".
  • According to a user from Brazil, the name Guilherme is of Roman origin and means "Protector".

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Wiktionary

From Old French Willame, from Frankish *Willahelm (“William”, literally “will-helmet”), from Proto-Germanic *Wiljahelmaz.

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English William

Notable Persons Named Guilherme

Guilherme is a soccer player for the FC Lokomotiv Moscow, Paraná Soccer Technical Center, and Clube Atlético Paranaense. Guilherme was born on December 12th, 1985 in Cataguases, Brazil.

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Guilherme Siqueira is a soccer player for the Valencia CF, Atlético Madrid, Figueirense FC, Ipatinga Esporte Clube, Avaí FC, Udinese Calcio, History of A.C. Ancona, Granada CF, and S.L. Benfica. Guilherme was born on April 28th, 1986 in Florianópolis, Brazil.

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Guilherme Biteco is a soccer player for the Ceará Sporting Club, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense, and CR Vasco da Gama. Guilherme was born on March 12th, 1994 in Porto Alegre.

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Guilherme Santos is a soccer player for the Avaí FC, CR Vasco da Gama, UD Almería, Real Valladolid, Clube Atlético Mineiro, Figueirense FC, Santos FC, Atlético Clube Goianiense, Esporte Clube Bahia, and Fluminense FC. Guilherme was born on February 5th, 1988 in Jequié, Brazil.

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Gui Boratto is a minimal techno, house music, progressive house, tech house, and techno record producer. His ongoing career started in 2004. Gui was given the name Guilherme Boratto in 1974.

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Guilherme Arana is a soccer player for the Sport Club Corinthians Paulista and Clube Atlético Paranaense. Guilherme was born on April 14th, 1997 in São Paulo, Brazil.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Guilherme

Guilherme is a soccer player for the FC Lokomotiv Moscow, Paraná Soccer Technical Center, and Clube Atlético Paranaense. Guilherme was born on December 12th, 1985 in Cataguases, Brazil.

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Marcos Guilherme is a soccer player for the Clube Atlético Paranaense, Itararé, and Brazil national under-20 football team. Marcos was born on August 5th, 1995 in Itararé, Brazil.

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João Guilherme is a soccer player for the APOEL FC, Sport Club Internacional, C.S. Marítimo, and Brazil national under-17 football team. João was born on April 21st, 1986 in Bilac, Brazil.

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Miguel Guilherme is an actor. Miguel was born on November 15th, 1958 in Lisbon.

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Luís Guilherme is a sports team member for the Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas.

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Popularity of Guilherme as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Guilherme U.S.
  White 90.32% 64.26%
  African American 3.87% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.87% 16.26%

Of Last Name Guilherme

People with the last name Guilherme are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Guilherme

  • How Popular is the name Guilherme? Guilherme is the 17,221st most popular name of all time. As a last name Guilherme was the 113,155th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Guilherme have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 455 babies born with the first name Guilherme in the United States. That's more than enough people named Guilherme to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Guilherme? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1921 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Guilherme first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Guilherme is Tuesday, June 4th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Guilherme born? The highest recorded use of the first name Guilherme was in 2006 with a total of 39 babies.
  • Random Guilherme Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Guilherme is not a popular baby boy's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Connecticut have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Guilherme: Your name in reverse order is Emrehliug. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ulemehigr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Guilherme? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 155 people with the last name Guilherme.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Guilherme? Guilherme is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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