Name: Ansel

Origin and Meaning of the Name Ansel

  • Meaning:
    Fortunate; blessed; happy
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    (AN sel)
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    English and Yiddish speaking countries
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    Ansel may be taken as a variant of the Yiddish name Anshel, or Yiddish surnames Antschel/Antshel.
    It may also be related to Ancel and the Old German 'ansi' meaning "a god." Ancel was a common Norman name.
    Lastly, Ansel may be reminiscent of Anselm, "divine helmet."

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