Meaning and Origin of Ancel - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Ancel

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • German : Deity
  • French : Lancer
  • German : Spear

Family name origins & meanings:

  • French : status name from Old French ancel ‘servant’. Compare Latin ancilla ‘serving maid’.
  • French : variant spelling of Ansel.
  • Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) : patronymic from the eastern Yiddish personal name Antshl.