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What does Ancell mean?

Ancell Pronunciation of Ancell [an-cell] as a boys' name is of Old French origin, and Ancell means "follower of a nobleman". Ancell is a variant form of Ansel (Old French).

Associated with: follower (servant), nobleman.


Ancell has 1 variant: Ansell.

Creative forms:
(male) Anacell, Arcell, ..

(female) Ancelli, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ancell Kohen (A.K.), ..

How popular is Ancell?

Ancell is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#31389 out of 150436, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent related form of Ancell (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 is Ansel (#1171 in recent rankings). Adoption of this relation of Ancell was at its most widespread in 2015. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ansel in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ancell and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Abdell, Abell, Abiell (see Abiel), Abyell (see Abiel), Acel, Anael, Angel, Angell, Angelmo, Angelo, Anjel, Anjelo, Anselm, Anselme, Anselmi, Anselmo, Ansly, Anwel, Anwell, Anwill, Anwyll, Ardell, Ariell, Arnell, Aryell, Askell, Atwell, Avrell, Axell and Rancell. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ancell.

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