Ansel

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Ansel mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Ansel

"Ansel" is a name of French origin, and it means "A god". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. (computing) Initialism of American National Standard for Extended Latin.

Notable Persons Named Ansel

Ansel Adams was a photographer, conservationist, and conservation movement. Ansel was given the name Ansel Easton Adams on February 20th, 1902 in San Francisco, California, US. He left this life on April 22nd, 1984.

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Ansel Elgort is an actor, dj, and disc jockey. He has had major accomplishments since 2012. Ansel was born as the child of Arthur Elgort and Grethe Barrett Holby on March 14th, 1994 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.

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Ansel Briggs was an office holder. Ansel was born on February 3rd, 1806 in Shoreham, Vermont. He left this life on May 5th, 1881.

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Ansel was born in 1959 in Cape Town.

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Ansel was born on February 3rd, 1782. He died on November 6th, 1853.

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Ansel Galimov is a hockey player for the HC Dynamo Moscow in the Kontinental Hockey League. His most notable accomplishments were from 2012 to present. Ansel was born on April 15th, 1991 in Nizhnekamsk.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ansel

Dominique was born in Beauvais.

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Martin Frederick Ansel was a Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from Greenville County and Member of theSouth Carolina House of RepresentativesfromGreenville County. Martin was born on December 12th, 1850 in Charleston, South Carolina. He breathed his last breath on August 23rd, 1945.

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Karen Ansel is a rock music musician. Her ongoing career started in 1980.

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Julius was born on April 27th, 1908. He died on March 13th, 1965.

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How popular is the baby name Ansel in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 5 0 5
1886 7 0 7
1888 5 0 5
1889 6 0 6
1890 6 0 6
1891 8 0 8
1892 5 0 5
1893 13 0 13
1894 7 0 7
1895 9 0 9
1897 5 0 5
1900 5 0 5
1902 5 0 5
1905 6 0 6
1906 9 0 9
1908 6 0 6
1909 9 0 9
1910 8 0 8
1911 8 0 8
1912 22 0 22
1913 32 0 32
1914 30 0 30
1915 42 0 42
1916 49 0 49
1917 39 0 39
1918 36 5 31
1919 46 0 46
1920 36 0 36
1921 40 0 40
1922 47 0 47
1923 51 0 51
1924 40 0 40
1925 44 0 44
1926 35 0 35
1927 33 0 33
1928 37 0 37
1929 24 0 24
1930 37 0 37
1931 24 0 24
1932 21 0 21
1933 31 0 31
1934 31 0 31
1935 19 0 19
1936 21 0 21
1937 20 0 20
1938 22 0 22
1939 12 0 12
1940 22 0 22
1941 20 0 20
1942 13 0 13
1943 32 0 32
1944 25 0 25
1945 20 0 20
1946 12 0 12
1947 17 0 17
1948 21 0 21
1949 21 0 21
1950 16 0 16
1951 20 0 20
1952 22 0 22
1953 14 0 14
1954 20 0 20
1955 19 0 19
1956 16 0 16
1957 15 0 15
1958 15 0 15
1959 13 0 13
1960 10 0 10
1961 11 0 11
1962 17 0 17
1963 14 0 14
1964 6 0 6
1965 18 0 18
1966 11 0 11
1967 11 0 11
1968 12 0 12
1969 14 0 14
1970 22 0 22
1971 14 0 14
1972 11 0 11
1973 18 0 18
1974 8 0 8
1975 9 0 9
1976 18 0 18
1977 25 0 25
1978 22 0 22
1979 13 0 13
1980 19 0 19
1981 17 0 17
1982 12 0 12
1983 18 0 18
1984 16 0 16
1985 22 0 22
1986 16 0 16
1987 21 0 21
1988 24 0 24
1989 23 0 23
1990 21 0 21
1991 28 0 28
1992 21 0 21
1993 29 0 29
1994 26 0 26
1995 28 0 28
1996 19 0 19
1997 28 0 28
1998 22 0 22
1999 28 0 28
2000 27 0 27
2001 28 0 28
2002 38 0 38
2003 45 0 45
2004 50 0 50
2005 70 0 70
2006 49 0 49
2007 62 0 62
2008 63 0 63
2009 51 0 51
2010 75 0 75
2011 75 0 75
2012 69 0 69
2013 102 0 102
2014 109 0 109
2015 158 0 158
2016 165 5 160
2017 147 0 147

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Popularity of Ansel as a first name

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Popularity of Ansel as a last name

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Common last names for Ansel

  • Smith
  • Anderson
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Brown
  • Wilson
  • Tucker
  • Miller
  • White

Common first names for Ansel

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ansel U.S.
  White 94.89% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.77% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.35% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.22% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ansel

People with the last name Ansel are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ansel

  • What name lists does Ansel rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Ansel? Ansel is the 4,719th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ansel was the 24,214th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ansel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,531 babies born with the first name Ansel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ansel to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ansel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ansel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ansel is Wednesday, October 9th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Ansel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ansel was in 2016 with a total of 160 babies.
  • Random Ansel Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ansel is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 13 babies in California have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Ansel: Your name in reverse order is Lesna. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sanle. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ansel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,037 people with the last name Ansel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ansel? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ansel as their last name since less than 1 person in 286k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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