Guillaume

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French, from Old French Guillaume, Willaume (William), from Frankish *Willahelm (literally will-helmet), from Proto-Germanic *wiljô (will, desire) + Proto-Germanic *helmaz (helmet). Cognate with Old High German Willahelm (William). More at will, helm.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Guillaume m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English William.
  2. A patronymic surname​.

Old FrenchEdit

Proper nounEdit

Guillaume m (nominative singular Guillaumes)

  1. A male given name, variant of Willame
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