Hansel

Male

Meaning

God Is Gracious

Origin

Scottish

Pronunciation

/ˈhænsəl/

Traits associated with the name Hansel:

Dogs named Hansel tend to be loving, good-natured, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Hansel?

Naming your dog Hansel suggests that you have a fondness for classic stories and characters. It could also suggest that you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pet a unique name.

Is Hansel a good dog name?

Hansel has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Hansel isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

1,788
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1,638
New York City Dog Name Database
1,434
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Hansel is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Hansel was, in the past month, the 2771st most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of June 2024, Hansel is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Hansel was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Hansel's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Hansel is most adored in Minnesota, Ohio and New York.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Idaho, Missouri and Iowa.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Hansel.

Most popular breeds named Hansel:

  1. Dachshund
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Labrador Retriever
  4. Standard Schnauzer
  5. Rottweiler

Hansel is found in these categories:

scottish dog names
scottish

Not connected to Scottish culture or language.

cute dog names
cute

Evokes charming imagery of fairy tales and sweet, innocent childhood adventures.

Dog names like Hansel:

Home ruler
Home ruler
Battle warrior
The son of Hugh
an imaginary being similar to a person but smaller and with hairy feet; invented by J.R.R. Tolkien
Anchor, Steadfast
Hansel dog name meaning

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