What does Hanzel mean?
Hanzel [hanzel] as a name for boys is a Hebrew name, and the name Hanzel means "God is gracious". Hanzel is a version of Hans (Scandinavian, German, Danish, Hebrew): form of John. Hanzel is also a derivative of Hansel (Hebrew).
Associated with: gracious.
(male) Halzel, Harzel, ..
(female) Hanhal, Hanher, .. Middle name pairings:
Hanzel Duane (H.D.), ..
How popular is Hanzel?
Hanzel is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#27009 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Hanzel (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Hans (#1411 in 2015), Hansel (#1709) and Hannes. Other variants, like Hanss, are seldom used. These relations of Hanzel were at the height of their popularity a century ago (average #1447) and are now much less conventional (#1706, ▼52%), with the form Hans becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Daniel▼, Dannel, Dantel, Danyel, Denzel▼, Donzel, Franzel, Hamel, Haniel, Hanlea, Hanlee, Hanley, Hanniel, Hansen, Hansl, Hanyel, Harel, Harrel, Haskel, Havel, Hazel▼, Hazen, Herzel, Janzen, Kaniel, Mandel, Manoel, Mansel, Manuel▼, Manvel, Pazel, Rancel, Randel and Wenzel. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hanzel.See names in meaning and etymology.