Handel Name Meaning

German (also Händel) and Jewish: from a pet form of the personal name Hans. Sometimes this can be from a pet form of Heinrich, e.g. Heindl, Haindl. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a merchant, German Handel ‘trade’, ‘commerce’.

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List of People with Surname Handel

As far as we found, there are a total of 847 people with the surname Handel. Among these people surnamed Handel, there are around 231 different names, with an average of 3 people sharing the same name. Robert Handel, David Handel and Richard Handel are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Handel, with 19, 17 and 17 people respectively.

Furthermore, Our research has shown that California has the greatest number of people surnamed Handel, with a total of 141 people, and there are a total of 97 different names among these people. Wisconsin is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Handel, with a total of 104 people and an average of 78 different names.