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What does Hirst mean?

Hirst Pronunciation of Hirst [hirst] as a name for boys has its root in Middle English, and the name Hirst means "thicket of trees". Hirst is a version of Hurst (Middle English): place name.

Associated with: thicket.


Hirst has 2 variants: Hearst and Horst.

Creative forms:
(male) Harst, Herst, ..

(female) Hirsa, Hirsto, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hirst Gustavo (H.G.), ..

How popular is Hirst?

Hirst is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#8554 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Hirst has not been listed in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hirst name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Hart, Hersh, Herut (see Cherut), Hiatt, Hiram, Hiro, Hirom, Hirsch and Hirsh. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hirst.

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