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What does Hamel mean?

Hamel Pronunciation of Hamel as a boys' name is an Old English name, and Hamel means "flat-topped hill; scarred". Hamel is an alternate form of Hamilton (Scottish, Old English): from Old English hamel dn. Hamel is also a form of Hamill (Old English).

ASSOCIATED WITH Ham-, old english, flat (meadow), hill (mountain)


VARIANTS Hammill, Hamil, Hamell


(male) Hanmel, ..

(female) Hade, ..

Hamel Jackson (H.J.), ..

How popular is Hamel?

Hamel is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#3129 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

The only popular related form of Hamel (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) is Hamilton (#1785 IN RECENT RANKINGS). Other forms, like Hamelton, are uncommon. This form of Hamel was favored as a baby name during the years 1880-1889 and is now significantly less common. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Hamel is alike in pronunciation to Hamahl and Hamal. Other recommended sound-alike names are Amel, Cadel, Cael, Capel, Carel, Carmel, Dael, Darel, Gael, Gamel, Gammel, Haamed, Hagen, Hal, Hale, Halen, Haley, Hall, Ham, Hamar, Hamdi, Hameed, Hamelin, Hamid, Hamlen, Hamlet, Hammer, Hammet, Hamnet, Hamud, Hamza, Haniel, Hansel, Hansl, Hanyel, Hanzel, Harel, Harmen, Harrel, Haskel, Havel, Haven, Hawes, Hayes, Hazel, Hazen, Hevel, Homer, Howel, Hume, Hymen, Hywel, Jael, Jamael, Jameel, Jamel, Jamiel, Jarel, Kael, Kameel, Kapel, Karel, Karmel, Nagel, Pauel, Pavel, Pawel, Pazel, Rafel, Ravel, Sahel, Samuel and Yael. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hamel.

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