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The HANSEL surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 3,704 8231 0.001 14
United States (1880 census) 894 5997 0.002 18
Change since 1880 +2810 -2234 -0.001 -4
Other Countries
Australia 26 43094 0.000 2
United Kingdom 0 0
Top States for HANSEL by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Iowa 351 1004 0.012 120
Ohio 344 4296 0.003 30
California 242 11219 0.001 7
Illinois 230 5995 0.002 19
Florida 214 9271 0.001 13
Top States for HANSEL by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Iowa 351 1004 0.012 120
Kentucky 201 2698 0.005 50
Nebraska 66 3999 0.004 39
North Dakota 22 5485 0.003 34
Ohio 344 4296 0.003 30

Notes

'A figure of zero indicates that we don't have data for this name (usually because it's quite uncommon and our stats don't go down that far). It doesn't mean that there's no-one with that name at all!

For less common surnames, the figures get progressively less reliable the fewer holders of that name there are. This data is aggregated from several public lists, and some stats are interpolated from known values. The margin of error is well over 100% at the rarest end of the table!

For less common surnames, the frequency and "per million" values may be 0 even though there are people with that name. That's because they represent less than one in a million of the population, which ends up as 0 after rounding.

It's possible for a surname to gain in rank and/or total while being less common per million people (or vice versa) as there are now more surnames in the USA as a result of immigration. In mathematical terms, the tail has got longer, with a far larger number of less common surnames.

Figures for top states show firstly the states where most people called HANSEL live. This obviously tends to be biased towards the most populous states. The second set of figures show where people called HANSEL represent the biggest proportion of the population. So, in this case, there are more people called HANSEL in Iowa than any other state, but you are more likely to find a HANSEL by picking someone at random in Iowa than anywhere else.

Classification and Origin of HANSEL

Region of origin: British Isles

Country of origin: England

Language of origin: English

Ethnic origin: English

Religious origin: Christian

Data for religion and/or language relates to the culture in which the HANSEL surname originated. It does not necessarily have any correlation with the language spoken, or religion practised, by the majority of current American citizens with that name.

Data for ethnic origin relates to the region and country in which the HANSEL surname originated. It does not necessarily have any correlation with the ethnicity of the majority of current American citizens with that name.

Ethnic distribution of HANSEL in the USA

Classification Total Percent
Black/African American 71 1.92
Mixed Race 61 1.65
White (Hispanic) 43 1.16
White (Caucasian) 3,513 94.84
Asian/Pacific Less than 100 Insignificant
Native American/Alaskan Less than 100 Insignificant

Ethnic distribution data shows the number and percentage of people with the HANSEL surname who reported their ethnic background as being in these broad categories in the most recent national census.

Meaning of HANSEL in historical publications

Sorry, we don't have any information on the meaning of HANSEL.

Similar names to HANSEL

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as HANSEL.

This does not necessarily imply a direct relationship between the names, but may indicate names that could be mistaken for this one when written down or misheard.

Matches are generated automatically by a combination of Soundex, Metaphone and Levenshtein matching.

Potential typos for HANSEL

The following words are slight variants of HANSEL that are likely to be possible typos or misspellings in written material.