Anselm Family History

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Anselm Name Meaning

English and German: from the Germanic personal name Anselm, composed of the elements ans- ‘god’ + helma ‘protection’, ‘helmet’. The personal name was taken to France and England by St Anselm (c.1033–1109), known as the Father of Scholasticism. He was born in Aosta, Italy, joined the Benedictine order at Bec in Normandy, France, and in 1093 became archbishop of Canterbury, England.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Ansell, Anselmo, Ansel, Angel, Hansel, Engel, Mansell, Amsel, Daniel

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Anselm Family Origin

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Anselm Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Farming

    17%
  • Finisher In Factory

    17%

In 1880, the most common Anselm occupation in the USA was Baker. 17% of Anselm's were Bakers. A less common occupation for the Anselm family was Finisher In Factory. Baker, Farmer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Anselm.

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