Sigismund
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Given Name SIGISMUND
GENDER: Masculine
Meaning & History
Form of SIGMUND in which the first element is sigis, an older form of sigu. Saint Sigismund was a 6th-century king of the Burgundians. This was also the name of kings of Poland and a ruler of the Holy Roman Empire.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Siegmund, Sigmund (German), Sigimund (Ancient Germanic)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Sigmundr (Ancient Scandinavian), Zikmund (Czech), Sigmund (Danish), Sigmund (English), Zsigmond, Zsiga (Hungarian), Sigmund (Norwegian), Zygmunt (Polish), Žigmund (Slovak), Žiga (Slovene), Sigmund, Sigge (Swedish)
Sources and References
  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 1317