German diminutive of Hans
"God is gracious"

Hansel Origin and Meaning

The name Hansel is a boy's name of German origin meaning "God is gracious".

Those "Where's Gretel?" jokes will get old pretty fast.

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Famous People Named Hansel

  • Hansel RoblesDominican baseball pitcher
  • Hansel MiethGerman,American photojournalist for Life magazine
  • Hansel Marion DeBartolo Jr.American surgeon and baseball team owner

Hansel in Pop Culture

  • Hansel McDonaldmale model in film "Zoolander"
  • "Hansel & Gretel" fairy tale
  • HanselAmerican racehorse