Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


In 2017 the name Hansel...

• was given to 78 baby boys
• was the 1,863rd most popular name for baby boys
• was 168% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in New York, Texas, and Florida
• was about as popular as Luc and Raleigh
Babies Named Hansel Born Per Year
Created by
Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Hansel...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2014
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1973
• is 288% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 182% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Jayceon, Milan, Brantlee, Azalea, Aadya, Kataleya
• has the most opposite popularity history to Joseph, Shelton, Florentino, Maria, Margarita, Leslie
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Hansel Per State
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Geographically the name Hansel...

• 66% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Abiel, Marius, Nyle, Jesslyn, Leyna, Ashlee
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Jackson, Carson, William, Addison, Brooklyn, Lillian
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Hansel by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Hansel are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Hansel will be the only kid named Hansel in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Hansel compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Hansel rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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