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pinWhat does Hershel mean?

Hershel /her-shel/ as a boys' name is pronounced HER-schul. It is of Yiddish origin, and the meaning of Hershel is "deer".

From Hirsh. Herzl is often used to commemorate Theodor Herzl, an early Zionist. Football player Herschel Walker.


pinVariations

Hershel has 15 variants: Hersch, Herschel, Herschell, Hersh, Hertzel, Herzel, Herzl, Heschel, Heshel, Heshel, Heshi, Hirsch, Hirschel, Hirschl and Hirsh.

Hershel has 1 feminine form: Hinde.

Kreatif forms: Harshel, Hershelley, Hershellow. [more]

pinHow popular is Hershel?

Hershel is a somewhat popular first name for males (#876 out of 1220, Top 72%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Hershel for boys. Hershel reached its apex position of #461 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Hershel name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hershel outside U.S.

Herschel is the only other prominent alternative form of Hershel. These relations of Hershel reached the height of their popularity during the years 1910-1919 (average #427) and have become much less common since. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Hershel and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Hershel, Herschel in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hershel and related baby names outside U.S.

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