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 Ersel

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Alt. Meaning

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

E is for early, promptness is a virtue

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

Notable Persons Named Ersel

Ersel Hickey was a rockabilly musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1954 to 2004. Ersel was given the name Ersel O'Hickey on June 27th, 1934 in Brighton, New York, U.S. He left this life on July 12th, 2004.


Ersel Cetinkaya is a sports team member for the İstanbulspor A.Ş.


Ersel Asliyüksek is a sports team member for the Samsunspor.


Common last names for Ersel

  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Hall

Fun Facts about the name Ersel

  • How Popular is the name Ersel? Ersel is the 20,004th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ersel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 352 babies born with the first name Ersel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ersel 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 Ersel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1911 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Ersel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ersel is Thursday, December 29th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Ersel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ersel was in 1916 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Random Ersel Factoid: According to the 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ersel is not a popular baby boy's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in West Virginia have the same name as you in 1916.
  • Weird things about the name Ersel: Your name in reverse order is Lesre. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Esrel. 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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