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What does Hirschel mean?

Hirschel Pronunciation of Hirschel as a name for boys is of Yiddish derivation, and Hirschel means "deer". Hirschel is a version of Hershel (Yiddish): from Hirsh.



VARIANTS Herschell, Herschel

RELATIONS VIA HERSHEL Hersch, Heschel, Heshel, Hirsch, Hirschl, Hirsh



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How popular is Hirschel?

Hirschel is an unusual given name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#81100 out of 150436, Top 54%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Hershel, Herschell and Herschel are the popular variation forms of Hirschel (NOT RANKED) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Heschel, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Hirschel reached its apex 105 years ago (AVERAGE #759), but now, forms like Hershel have gone out of style. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Airel, Airyel, Arthel, Asahel, Birchell, Brickel, Darcel, Fischer, Fisscher (see Fisher), Hanschen, Hansel, Harel, Harrel, Harshad, Hashem, Haskel, Hersh, Hertzel, Herzel, Hillel, Hinrich, Hiroshi, Hirst, Hisham, Horace, Horslea (see Horsley), Horsley, Horslie (see Horsley), Hoshea, Marcel, Marschal, Micael, Michael, Michel, Michiel, Mitchel, Nikhel, Satchel, Ursel, Vachel, Vischer, Visscher and Yisrael. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hirschel.

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