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Hershel Meaning


What does Hershel mean?

The name Hershel is of Hebrew and Yiddish origin.

The meaning of Hershel is "deer".

Hershel is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Her-shel.

The Given Name Hershel

Hershel is a variant of Herschel. See Herschel for further details.

Embraced by many parents, the name Hershel, is one of warmth and allure.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

A creative name, that may be just right for you.

Hershel falls into the animal name category.

Hershel Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 2,920 in baby name popularity for boys with 40 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 2,532 in baby name popularity for boys with 49 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Hershel has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Hershel Name Popularity Page.

Hershel Related Names

Hershel is a variant of Herschel.

Famous Hershels

    Hershel Numerology

    What will your new littleHershel be like?

    It may all be in the numbers.

    The numbers that make up your child's name.

    Numerology may give you some insight.

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    Hershel Name Fun

    Would you like to fingerspell the name Hershel in American Sign Language?

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Hershel.

    Just for fun, see the name Hershel in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

    Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Hershel in Nautical Flags page.