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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Guillaume

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G is for grace, an admirable trait!

U is for upstanding, the honorable way to be

I is for intense, your zest of living.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

Notable Persons Named Guillaume

Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo is a house music, disco, and nu-disco musician. He plays Guitar, synthesizer, drums, keyboards, bass, vocals, and Programming (music). His most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to present. Guy-Manuel was given the name Guillaume Emmanuel de Homem-Christo on February 8th, 1974. Guy-Manuel is also known as Guy-Man.


Guillaume Canet is an actor, film director, screenwriter, and film producer. He has had major accomplishments since 1994. Guillaume was born on April 10th, 1973 in Boulogne-Billancourt, France.


Guillaume Apollinaire was a poet, writer, and art critic. Guillaume was given the name Wilhelm Albert Włodzimierz Apolinary Kostrowicki on August 26th, 1880 in Rome. He breathed his last breath on November 9th, 1918.


Guillaume Depardieu was a film actor. He was most active from 1974 to 2008. Guillaume was given the name Guillaume Jean Maxime Antoine Depardieu on April 7th, 1971. He breathed his last breath on October 13th, 2008.


Guillaume Hoarau is a soccer player for the BSC Young Boys, JS Saint-Pierroise, Le Havre AC, FC Gueugnon, Paris Saint-Germain F.C., Dalian Yifang F.C., FC Girondins de Bordeaux, and France national football team. Guillaume was born on March 5th, 1984 in Saint-Louis, Réunion.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Guillaume

Robert Guillaume is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1959 to present. Robert was given the name Robert Peter Williams on November 30th, 1927 in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.


Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume is royalty. He holds the title Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg and Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg(more). Hereditary was born as the child of Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Maria Teresa, and Grand Duchess of Luxembourg on November 11th, 1981 in Luxembourg City.


Prince Guillaume is royalty. Prince was born as the child of Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, and Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium on May 1st, 1963 in Betzdorf Castle.


Charles Édouard Guillaume was a scientist in the field of physics. Charles was born on February 15th, 1861 in Fleurier, Switzerland. He breathed his last breath on May 13th, 1938.


Baptiste Guillaume is a soccer player for the Lille OSC, RC Lens, Belgium national under-19 football team, and Belgium national under-21 football team. Baptiste was born on June 16th, 1995 in Brussels, Belgium.


Paul was born in 1891. He died in 1934.


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Popularity of Guillaume as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Guillaume U.S.
  White 26.87% 64.26%
  African American 67.65% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.32% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.60% 16.26%

Of Last Name Guillaume

People with the last name Guillaume are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Guillaume

  • How Popular is the name Guillaume? Guillaume is the 21,100th most popular name of all time. As a last name Guillaume was the 9,987th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Guillaume have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 319 babies born with the first name Guillaume in the United States. That's more than enough people named Guillaume 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 Guillaume? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Guillaume first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Guillaume is Saturday, April 21st, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Guillaume born? The highest recorded use of the first name Guillaume was in 1997 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Guillaume: Your name in reverse order is Emualliug. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uliagueml. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Guillaume? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,230 people with the last name Guillaume.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Guillaume? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Guillaume as their last name.

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