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Anse

What does Anse mean?

Anse Pronunciation of Anse [anse] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the name Anse means "God's helmet". Anse is an alternate spelling of Anselm (Old German).

Associated with: helmet (defender).

Variations

5 different relations via Anselm: Ansel, Anselme, Anselmi, Anselmo and Anso.

Creative forms:
(male) Anas, Anase, ..

(female) Ansa, Ansei, ..

Middle name pairings:
Anse Kai (A.K.), ..

How popular is Anse?

Anse is an unusual given name for men. Anse is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Anse (not in Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Ansel (#1171 in recent rankings) and Anselmo. Other variants, like Anselme, are seldom used. These relations of Anse were popular as baby names in 2015 (average #1585). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Anse is alike in pronunciation to Ince and Yance. Other recommended names are Aage, Abbe, Abe, Abie, Able, Ace, Acee, Acie, Ade, Aime, Aksel, Anael, Ander, Andie, Andre, Andy, Ange, Angel, Angie, Angy, Ani, Anjel, Anker, Anno, Ansell, Anslea, Ansley, Anslie, Ansly, Anson, Anteo, Anwel, Arese, Arie, Arne, Arnie, Arnoe, Arsen, Arte, Arye, Asa, Ase, Asen, Ash, Ashe, Asser, Asshe, Aube, Ave, Axe, Case, Janse, Jase, Jose and Mose. These names tend to be more commonly used than Anse.

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