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Boy Name: Hansel

Name: Hansel
Pronunciation: \ha(n)-sel\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: God is gracious
Origin: Scandinavian
Sounds Like: Hanzel, Hansl
Similar Names: Hanyel, Haniel, Hansen, Mansel
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 7025

Description

Hansel \ha(n)-sel\ as a boy's name is a variant of Hans (Scandinavian, German, Danish, Hebrew) and John (Hebrew), and the meaning of Hansel is "God is gracious".

The baby name Hansel sounds like Hanzel and Hansl. Other similar baby names are Hanyel, Haniel, Hansen and Mansel.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Hansel.

Popularity

Hansel is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#7025 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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