SIGMUND
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: ZEEK-muwnt (German), SIG-mÉ™nd (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu "victory" and mund "protector" (or in the case of the Scandinavian cognate, from the Old Norse elements sigr "victory" and mundr "protector"). A notable bearer of this name was the Austrian psychologist Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), the creator of the revolutionary theory of psychoanalysis.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Siegmund, Sigismund (German)
DIMINUTIVE: Sigge (Swedish)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Sigimund, Sigismund (Ancient Germanic), Sigmundr (Ancient Scandinavian), Zikmund (Czech), Zsigmond, Zsiga (Hungarian), Zygmunt (Polish), Žigmund (Slovak), Žiga (Slovene)
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