Sigmund (given name)

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Sigmund
Pronunciation /ˈsɪɡmənd/
German: [ˈziːkmʊnt]
Polish: [ˈɕiɡmunt]
Gender Male
Language(s) Germanic languages
Origin
Meaning Protective Victory
Region of origin Northwestern and Northern Europe
Other names
Alternative spelling Siegmund
Nickname(s) Sig
Derived segaz "victory" + mundō "hand, protection"
Related names Sigismund, Zygmunt

Sigmund, also spelled Siegmund, is a Germanic given name with roots in proto-Germanic *segaz and *mundō, giving a rough translation of "protection through victory".[1]

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  1. ^ Gauché, Isebell (2012). The A to Z of Names (Revised and Expanded Edition) : Discover the promise your name holds. Cape Town: Struik Christian Media. ISBN 1415316260. lemma: Siegmund.