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What does Gunnel mean?

Gunnel Pronunciation of Gunnel [gun-nel] as a name for girls is an Old Norse name, and the meaning of the name Gunnel is "strife, battle". Gunnel is an alternate spelling of Gunhilda (Old Norse): from gunnr and hildr.

Associated with: norse, strife (battle).


3 different relations via Gunhilda: Gunilla, Gunna and Gunne.

Creative forms:
(female) Gaenel, Ganel, ..

(male) Gunnet, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gunnel Hafsa (G.H.), ..

How popular is Gunnel?

Gunnel is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Gunnel is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Gunnel has not been recorded in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gunnel name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gunnel outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Angel, Anjel, Aurel, Auriel, Bunnee, Chanel, Cindel, Fauniel, Fennel, Gael, Garnet, Gayel, Gayner, Genae, Gene, Genie, Genna, Genni, Gennie, Genny, Gingee, Ginger, Ginjer (see Ginger), Ginna, Ginnee, Ginni, Ginnie, Ginny, Glenne, Gobnet, Gretel, Grisel, Grizel, Gudren, Guenna, Guennola, Guinna, Gul, Gull, Gunnvor, Gwinne, Gwynne, Jahnel, Janel, Janiel, Jannel, Johnel, Jonel, Junel, Lyndel, Muriel, Onnjel, Rondel, Shanel, Shannel, Sonel, Sunel and Sunnee. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gunnel.

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