First name origins & meanings:
- German: Deity
- French: Lancer
- German: Spear
First name variations: Ansel, Ancell, Ancelot, Anselm, Lancelot, Launcelot, Lance
Last name origins & meanings:
- French: status name from Old French ancel
‘servant’. Compare Latin ancilla ‘serving maid’.
- French: variant spelling of Ansel.
(eastern Ashkenazic): patronymic from the eastern Yiddish personal
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