Meaning and Origin of Hansel - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Hansel

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Scandinavian : The Lord is gracious
  • Hindi : Swan

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Dutch : from the personal name Hansel or Ansel, a pet form of Anselm (see Anselmo).
  • English : probably of Dutch origin (see 1).
  • German (also Hänsel) : from a pet form of the personal name Hans.