Ansel

Ansel - A very unique male name



  Dec 01,2020      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ansel, meaning with divine protection or follower of a nobleman, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1915 on position #1519. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ansel and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ansel? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Ansel. The baby boy name Ansel was given to 21 baby boys in 2012, ranking #2263 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 78,146 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ansel peaked in popularity 104 years ago in 1916 on position 1068.



Famous with this name

Ansel Elgort
Ansel Sluyter-Obidos
Ruth Ansel


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Ansel is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ansel is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #1,170 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,804.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Ansel is where you live.


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Ansel origin and meaning

Ansel is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means with divine protection or follower of a nobleman. To see famous people named Ansel, pop culture references for the name Ansel and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ansel

We've found the following names that sound similar to Ansel, sorted by popularity.

Angel / Angelo / Anselmo / Angela / Anjel / Ancil / Angelica / Angelgabriel / Angello / Anshul /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122263
20111785
20101857
20092603
20082189
20071981
20062389
20052090
20042555
20032325
20021996
20012202
20002751
19972847
19952597
19933117
19923068
19913080
19882638
19872278
19852034
19842056
19731778
19701732
19651551
19551443
19541553
19501368
19481552
19451246
19441265
19431195
19411441
19401284
19391296
19381226
19361191
19351266
19341244
19331297
19321215
19311444
19301188
19291412
19281413
19271241
19261402
19251185
19241412
19231194
19221405
19211432
19201222
19191198
19171234
19161068
19151519

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California1170
New York1804

Even more about Ansel


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Ansel a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Ansel?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1916
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Ansel
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 78,146
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1915
2012 births +21

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