US Popularity:3639
Meaning:God is gracious
Hansel is a masculine name of Scandinavian, German, and Hebrew origins, meaning “God is gracious.” Known most famously for the fairytale Hansel and Gretel, Hansel has a youthful yet wise aura that will stand to baby as they grow. Hansel derives from the short and dapper Hans, a diminutive of the Hebrew Johannes. Whether you wish to honor your faith or love the whimsical nature of this name, Hansel is a dashing choice for baby.

Hansel Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Hansel is currently #2782 on The Bump
Boy:Hansel is currently #1554 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Hansel is currently #3639 in U.S. births
Boy:Hansel is currently #1709 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 200
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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