First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Ancil mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Ancil

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Alt. Meaning

A is for animated, let your energetic spirit shine

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

C is for creative, ideas aplenty

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

Notable Persons Named Ancil

Notable Persons Named Ancil

Ancil Farrier

Ancil Farrier is a soccer player for the Southern Connecticut State University, Trinidad, and Tobago national football team. Ancil was born on July 21st, 1986 in Trinidad and Tobago.

Ancil D. Brown

Ancil was born on September 19th, 1873 in Freetown, New York. Ancil is also known as Brown, Ancil Delos; Brown, and A. D.. He left this life on March 17th, 1960.

Ancil Wells

Ancil Wells is an athlete for the Point Fortin Civic F.C.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ancil U.S.
  White 93.88% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ancil

People with the last name Ancil are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ancil

  • How Popular is the name Ancil? Ancil is the 10,252nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Ancil was the 93,513th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ancil have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,100 babies born with the first name Ancil in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ancil to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ancil? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1888 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ancil first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ancil is Thursday, January 27th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Ancil born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ancil was in 1920 with a total of 35 babies.
  • Random Ancil Factoid: According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ancil is not a popular baby boy's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Arkansas have the same name in 1924.
  • Weird things about the name Ancil: The name spelled backwards is Licna. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ncali. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ancil? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 196 people with the last name Ancil.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ancil? Ancil is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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