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Gender: Male Meaning of Hansel: "God is gracious" Origin of Hansel: German diminutive of Hans

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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anniebrown01 Says:

2018-02-04T16:14:31

I wouldn't personally, but if you can get over the constant fairy tale references, (like, constant), then go for it!

tinarett Says:

2018-01-24T17:21:49

Hansel, he is hot right now. Derek could be his brother. :-)

_ PressMuteGameplay _ Says:

2016-08-03T16:28:25

Ugh I get made fun of for having this name! (It's my last name ^.^)

RoddyThlayli Says:

2015-09-17T16:43:05

Love this name!

Henalexa Says:

2014-12-27T07:54:25

I have a friend from Nicaragua with a sister named Hansel--so pretty for a girl, but unusual

raevynstar Says:

2014-08-11T18:39:35

So what? Hansel and Gretel is one of the better fairy tales, and it's a really cool name in general.