Helmut

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded ca. 1800, probably a variant of Helmold, Germanic helm "helmet" + wald "rule", but derivations from heil/helm + muot have also been suggested. The name is shaped like modern German hell + Mut "clear courage".

Proper noun[edit]

Helmut

  1. A male given name popular during the first half of the 20th century.