Gissel

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2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
245
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gissel

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Alt. Meaning

G is for golden, memories you share.

I is for inventor, how many things will you create?

S is for serene, your calm time.

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

L is for love, your love of life!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Gissel

Børge was born on July 7th, 1915 in Aarhus. He left this life on April 6th, 2002.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1977 5 5 0
1978 8 8 0
1979 5 5 0
1982 7 7 0
1983 9 9 0
1984 7 7 0
1985 7 7 0
1986 13 13 0
1987 8 8 0
1988 10 10 0
1989 17 17 0
1990 12 12 0
1991 14 14 0
1992 23 23 0
1993 35 35 0
1994 47 47 0
1995 32 32 0
1996 26 26 0
1997 74 74 0
1998 102 102 0
1999 143 143 0
2000 140 140 0
2001 146 146 0
2002 149 149 0
2003 145 145 0
2004 152 152 0
2005 128 128 0
2006 116 116 0
2007 137 137 0
2008 140 140 0
2009 116 116 0
2010 98 98 0
2011 85 85 0
2012 59 59 0
2013 46 46 0
2014 47 47 0
2015 38 38 0
2016 36 36 0
2017 29 29 0

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Popularity of Gissel as a first name

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Popularity of Gissel as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gissel U.S.
  White 88.57% 64.26%
  African American 2.45% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.94% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gissel

People with the last name Gissel are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Gissel

  • How Popular is the name Gissel? Gissel is the 5,991st most popular name of all time. As a last name Gissel was the 78,040th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gissel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,411 babies born with the first name Gissel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gissel to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gissel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Gissel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gissel was in 2004 with a total of 152 babies.
  • Random Gissel Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gissel is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 45 babies in California have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Gissel: Your name in reverse order is Lessig. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gessil. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gissel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 245 people with the last name Gissel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gissel? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gissel as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m 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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