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What does Counsel mean?

Counsel Pronunciation of Counsel [coun-sel] as a name for boys is of Latin origin, and the name Counsel means "group of people". Counsel is an alternate spelling of Council (Latin).


Creative forms:
(male) Counney, Counse, ..

(female) Counsa, Counte, ..

Middle name pairings:
Counsel Sky (C.S.), ..

How popular is Counsel?

Counsel is an uncommon given name for males but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#140756 out of 150436, Top 94%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent varying form of Counsel (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 is Council. This form of Counsel was at the apex of its popularity 115 years ago (#1998). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Counsel is pronounced similarly to Consuel. Other recommended names are Ansel, Arundel, Brunel, Chaniel, Chanse, Chanyel, Chaunsey, Conal, Conall, Coney, Conlen, Conley, Connal, Connell, Conner, Connie, Consuelo, Cornall, Cornel, Cornell, Corney, Coulson, Coulter, Courey, Coyne, Donnel, Donzel, Hansel, Kornel, Louvel, Mansel, Montel, Ronel and Russel. These names tend to be more frequently used than Counsel.

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