Ansel has 17 variant forms that are used in English and other languages. Variant forms of Ansel used in English include Ancel, Ancell, Ancil, Ansa, Anse, Anselino, Ansell, Ansellus, Anselm, Anselme, Anselmey, Anselmi, Anselmie, Anselmy, Ansil, and Ansill. A variant form of the name in other languages is the Italian and Spanish Anselmo. Variant forms share both the origin and meaning of the name Ansel.
Ansel is a variant form of the English, German, and Spanish name Anselm in the English language.
Ansel is unusual as a baby boy name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1906 with 0.006% of baby boys being given the name Ansel. It had a ranking of #854 then. The baby name has experienced a fall in frequency since then, and is now of sporadic use. Among all boy names in its family, Ansel was nonetheless the most popular in 2012.
Baby names that sound like Ansel include Ancel, Ansil, Ansill, Amsel, Amshel, Ancell, Ancil, Angil, Ansell, Anshel, Anslea, Anslee, Ansleigh, Ansley, Ansli, Anslie, Ansly, Anslye, Onslow, and Onslowe.
† English pronunciation for Ansel: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"
A famous person named Ansel is Photographer, Ansel Adams, born 20 February 1902 - 22 April 1984, San Francisco, California.