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Meaning and Origin

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Alt. Meaning

S is for success, in all you will do.

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

E is for explorer, always ready for the next journey

L is for look, the way you look at life.

Notable Persons Named Sanel

Sanel Jahić is a soccer player for the Levadiakos F.C., RC Strasbourg Alsace, FC Sochaux-Montbéliard, FK Željezničar Sarajevo, UD Las Palmas, Mérida UD, Aris Thessaloniki F.C., AEK Athens F.C., APOEL FC, Kardemir Karabükspor, St Johnstone F.C., Grasshopper Club Zürich, Bosnia, and Herzegovina nati. Sanel was born on December 10th, 1981 in Strasbourg, France.


Sanel Kuljić is a soccer player for the FC Red Bull Salzburg, BSV Bad Bleiberg, ASKÖ Pasching, LASK Linz, SV Ried, FC Sion, FK Austria Wien, SC Wiener Neustadt, Neuchâtel Xamax, AE Larissa FC, Kapfenberger SV, and Austria national football team. Sanel was born on October 10th, 1977 in Salzburg.


Sanel Kapidžić is a soccer player for the Aarhus Gymnastikforening, FC Fredericia, FC Fyn, SK Vard Haugesund, and Mjøndalen IF. Sanel was born on April 14th, 1990 in Sarajevo. Sanel is also known as Kapidzic and Sanel.


Sanel Alić is an athlete for the NK Vitez.


Sanel Borić is a sports team member for the FC Lokomotive Leipzig.


Sanel Ibrahimović is a sports team member for the F91 Dudelange.


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Popularity of Sanel as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Sanel

  • How Popular is the name Sanel? Sanel is the 40,142nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Sanel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 79 babies born with the first name Sanel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sanel 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 Sanel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Sanel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sanel is Saturday, September 4th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Sanel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sanel was in 2003 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Sanel: Your name in reverse order is Lenas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ansel. 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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