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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Azel

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  • According to a user from Montana, United States, the name Azel is of Unknown origin and means "Prolific".
  • A user from India says the name Azel is of Unknown origin and means "Revolutionary".

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Notable Persons Named Azel

Azel Backus was a preacher, educator, teacher, and preacherandeducator. Azel was born on October 13th, 1765 in New London County, Connecticut, U.S. He passed away on December 9th, 1817.


Azel was born in 1811. He died in 1854.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Azel


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Popularity of Azel as a last name

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Common last names for Azel

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  • Davis

Fun Facts about the name Azel

  • How Popular is the name Azel? Azel is the 21,661st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Azel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 302 babies born with the first name Azel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Azel 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 Azel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1900 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Azel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Azel is Friday, January 8th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Azel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Azel was in 2015 with a total of 18 babies.
  • Random Azel Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Azel is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Azel: Your name in reverse order is Leza. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ealz. 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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.