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Ansel 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.
Ansel has 2 variant forms: Ancell and Ansell.
Baby names that sound like Ansel are Ansley, Anselmo, Anselmi, Anselme, Ansly and Anslea.
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Popularity of Ansel
Ansel is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#34317 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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