Ansel name meaning

✍  Updated on: March 8th, 2023
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old High German and Old French
Usage: English, Spanish and Yiddish
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Ansel AN-sell
Meaning: God's Protection, Follower of a Nobleman, God-helmet, Nobel and Ass
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What does Ansel mean?

Everlasting and Prevalent Ansel is used specifically in Yiddish, English and Spanish is a unisex name is came from Old French and Old High German, Ansel means "God's Protection, Follower of a Nobleman, God-helmet, Nobel or Ass". Ansel is variation of Anselm. Anselm is variant form of immutable and preeminent Ansel. Also Anselm is variant of Anshelm. Acclaimed and Perennial Anselm came from Germanic and Old High German, meaning of Anselm is "God-helmet, Protection and Ass".

Does Ansel work as a baby name?

Yes, Ansel is an excellent baby boy name choice. It has a strong French origin and is derived from 'Anselme' meaning 'follower of a nobleman; with divine protection'. This powerful name carries so much meaning behind it and would make a great name for any new baby, as it conveys strength and security. Plus, it's an unconventional yet beautiful name that will easily stand out in any crowd. All in all, Ansel is an ideal choice for any new parent looking to give their baby boy a meaningful and unique name.

How do I pronounce Ansel?

One syllabled Ansel is most commonly pronounced as AN-sell. There should be emphasis on first AN syllable while speaking. a-nsel or an-sel are the different way(s) to pronounce the name.

Variants of Ansel

Ansa, Anselm, Anna, Anshelm, Ancelmo, Ansil, Aenne, Anella, Anki, Hanna, Ans, Aemiliana, Anacarolina, Ansehelm, Ansilo

Names that rhyme with Ansel

How popular is the name Ansel?

A common name in United States having over 3698 recievers in 128 years of usage. Presently peaking at the charts, it ranked 538th when 169 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. Ansel is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, in use since 2003, peaked in 2013 when it ranked 2216th. Ansel is a rare baby name in France still in use today. Also, Ansel is a familiar name in Jamaica, Indonesia, Russia, Philippines, India and Trinidad and Tobago. As per our research, over 4000 people has been named Ansel globally.

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Here's what numbers has to say about Ansel

You learn from your mistakes faster than others. Romantic relationships are definitely not your thing. You are secretive when it comes to your dreams and goals because you believe that the fewer people know about your ideas and happiness, the longer you will stay happy and motivated. You are innovative and like to plan but enjoy when spontaneity kicks in. If letter L is your capstone, it means you are compassionate by nature.

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  •  Lajean - Lajean's meaning is A Soothing Woman is originated from French is a girl name
  •  Taillefer has its origin in French bestowed upon baby boys, Taillefer means "One who Carves Or Cuts Iron"
  •  Waleis - Unisex name Waleis is used chiefly in English and English which originated from Old French, meaning of Waleis is "From Wales"
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Sibling Names for Ansel

If you're considering the name Ansel for your baby, you may be wondering what names would pair well with it for future siblings. Look no further! We've compiled a list of 10 names that complement Ansel perfectly, ranging from classic to unique.

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Famous people named Ansel

  • Ansel Watrous, American newspaper editor and historian
  • Ansel Franklin Hall, American naturalist
  • Ansel Talbert, American aviation journalist
  • Ansel Sterling, United States Representative from Connecticut
  • Ansel Bourne, famous 19th-century psychology case due to his experience of a probable dissociative fugue
  • Ansel Adams, American landscape photographer and environmentalist
  • Ansel Briggs, American pioneer
  • Ansel T. Walling, U.S. Representative from Ohio
  • Ansel Faraj in Doctor Mabuse as Writer
  • Actor Ansel Brown, notable for short The Promise Jar

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