Guillermo Name Meaning & Origin

Guillermo

Pronunciation: gee-YAYR-moh (key)

Origin of the name Guillermo:

A cognate of William (resolute protector), a name derived from the Old Norman French willaume, which is from the Old High German Willehelm, a compounding of the elements willeo (will, determination) and helm (helmet, protection).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

William, Guillaume

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Personal experiences with the name Guillermo

I have a friend named Guillermo, and he is so cute, he is nice, smart, strong, nice, king, generous, and super sexy, if I could ask him out i would.

Nicknames for Guillermo

Memo, Bill, Billy, Will, Willy Guillermito,

Guille [EDITED: I have only seen this used for females as a nickname for Guillermina]

Guille is used for males also, as in Guillermo Franco, the male soccer player.

Although it is not a common nickname in Spanish-speaking countries, in the USA I know many people who use Guermo (pronounced GYERmo) as a friendly nickname.

Meanings and history of the name Guillermo
Famous real-life people named Guillermo

Guillermo Capetillo, actor, singer and matador
Guillermo del Toro, film writer, director, producer
Guillermo Gil, theater and film actor
Guillermo Perez of Mexico won a gold medal in taekwondo at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.

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