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Meaning and name origin

Ansel \a-nsel, an-sel\ as a boy's name is pronounced AN-sul. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Ansel is "follower of a nobleman". Also variant of Anselm (Old German) "God's helmet". Use is likely to refer to photographer Ansel Adams, who photographed the American wilderness so eloquently.


Variations

Ansel has 2 variant forms: Ancell and Ansell.


Popularity

Ansel is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#34317 out of 88799, Top 39%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Ansel for boys. Ansel reached its highest rank of #921 in the U.S. in 1910-1919. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ansel name in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Aksel, Anael, Angel, Angell, Angelo, Anjel, Anjelo, Anse, Anselme, Anselmi, Anselmo, Anslea, Ansley, Ansly and Anwel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ansel.

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