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What does Hertzel mean?

Hertzel Pronunciation of Hertzel [hertzel] as a name for boys is a Yiddish name, and the name Hertzel means "deer". Hertzel is an alternate form of Hershel (Yiddish): from Hirsh.

Associated with: deer.


Hertzel has 1 variant: Herzel.

4 more relations via Hershel: Herschel, Herzl, Heschel and Heshel.

Creative forms:
(male) Hartzel, Hortzel, ..


Middle name pairings:
Hertzel Zyler (H.Z.), ..

How popular is Hertzel?

Hertzel is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#83618 out of 150436, Top 56%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Herschel and Hershel are the popular related forms of Hertzel (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Hertzel were favored in the 1910s, but now, forms like Hershel have become less fashionable. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Herschel, Hershel in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aeriel, Arthel, Bartel, Bertel, Bethel, Betuel, Denzel, Derrel, Ferrel, Hanzel, Harel, Harrel, Harte, Hartlea, Hartlee, Hartley, Hartwell, Hazel, Herbie, Hermes, Hermie, Herne, Hernlea (see Hernley), Hernlee (see Hernley), Hernley, Herve, Hervey, Hevel, Horten, Jerel, Jeriel, Jerrel, Jerriel, Martel, Merrel, Petuel, Terrel and Wenzel. Like Hertzel, these names are not commonly used.

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