Helmut - Meaning of Helmut
[ 2 syll. hel-mut, he-lm-ut ] The baby boy name Helmut is pronounced as HHEHLMuw-T †. Helmut is used chiefly in English and German, and its origin is Germanic. A two-element name, it is derived from the elements 'helm' meaning helmet, protection ; 'muot' spirit, courage. The name was first invented in the late Middle Ages; today it is still a popular German name.
The name Helmut is widely used; it has 28 variants. Variants include Hellmand, Hellmat, Hellmet, Hellmit, Hellmond, Hellmot, Hellmund, Hellmut, Hellmyt, Helm, Helmand, Helmat, Helmatt, Helmet, Helmett, Helmit, Helmitt, Helmond, Helmot, Helmott, Helmund, Helmuthe, Helmutt, Helmyt, and Helmytt. The pet form Elmo (Italian), and the spelling variants Hellmuth (German) and Helmuth (German) are foreign forms.
Helmut is a seldom used baby name for boys. It is not listed within the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Helmut include Hallwende, Halwende, Hellmat, Hellmond, Hellmuth, Hellmyt, Helmat, Helmatt, Helmit, Helmuth, Helmuthe, Helmyt, Helmytt, Holland, Hollend, Hollende, Hollind, Hollinde, Hollynd, and Hollynde.
† Pronunciation for Helmut: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"