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What does Hanschen mean?

Hanschen Pronunciation of Hanschen [han-schen] as a name for boys has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Hanschen is "God is gracious". Hanschen is an alternate form of John (Hebrew).

Associated with: gracious.


1 different relation via John: Hansel.

Creative forms:
(male) Halschen, Harschen, ..

(female) Hanhel, Hanhes, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hanschen Reign (H.R.), ..

How popular is Hanschen?

Hanschen is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Hanschen is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Hanschen (outside Top 2000) are Hansel (#1709 last year) and John (#26). Adoption of these relations of Hanschen was well-received among parents 135 years ago (average #1000) and is now much diminished (#867, 93% less usage), with the form John becoming less fashionable. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hansel, John in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Babsen (see Babson), Dunsten, Haaken, Haashim, Hacket, Hacon, Haden, Halen, Halsey, Halsted, Hamlen, Hampden, Hampten, Hanan, Haniel, Hanlea, Hanlee, Hanley, Hannan, Hannoch, Hanoch, Hansen, Hansl, Hanson, Hansraj, Hanss, Hanssen, Hansson, Hanyel, Hanzel, Harben, Harden, Hardwen (see Hardwin), Harlen, Harmen, Harshad, Hasheem, Hashem, Hastey, Hastie, Haven, Hayden, Haydrien, Hazen, Herschel, Herschell, Hershel, Heschel, Heshel (see Hershel), Hirschel, Hirschl, Hoshea, Jacen, Jaisen, Jansen, Janssen, Jantzen, Janzen, Kannen, Landen, Langden, Larsen, Machen, Manten (see Manton), Marsden, Marsten, Maslen, Massen, Masslen (see Maslin), Nathen, Ramsden, Sachsen (see Saxe), Sanche, Tamsen and Tansen. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hanschen.

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