First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Aanchal

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  • A user from Virginia, United States says the name Aanchal is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Shelter".
  • According to a user from India, the name Aanchal is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Proctive shelter".

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Notable Persons Named Aanchal

Aanchal Munjal is an actress. She was most active from 2010 to present.


Aanchal Khurana is an actor and actress. Aanchal was born on August 6th, 1990 in Delhi, India.


Aanchal Kumar is a model (people), actor, model, and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1999 to present. Aanchal was born Aanchal Kumar on October 24th, 1979 in Chandigarh, Haryana and Punjab, India. Aanchal is also known as Anna.


Aanchal was born on August 28th, 1996.


Fun Facts about the name Aanchal

  • How Popular is the name Aanchal? Aanchal is the 41,676th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Aanchal have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 72 babies born with the first name Aanchal in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aanchal to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Aanchal? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Aanchal born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aanchal was in 2007 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Random Aanchal Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Aanchal is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Aanchal: Your name in reverse order is Lahcnaa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hncalaa. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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