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Herschel

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10k Hershel (Hebrew)

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 11 0 11
1881 8 0 8
1882 9 0 9
1883 9 0 9
1884 21 0 21
1885 10 0 10
1886 19 0 19
1887 18 0 18
1888 26 0 26
1889 19 0 19
1890 19 0 19
1891 19 0 19
1892 23 0 23
1893 28 0 28
1894 24 0 24
1895 23 0 23
1896 29 0 29
1897 32 0 32
1898 38 0 38
1899 27 0 27
1900 37 0 37
1901 38 0 38
1902 33 0 33
1903 39 0 39
1904 25 0 25
1905 44 0 44
1906 32 0 32
1907 40 0 40
1908 32 0 32
1909 39 0 39
1910 47 0 47
1911 48 0 48
1912 136 0 136
1913 137 0 137
1914 155 0 155
1915 226 0 226
1916 231 0 231
1917 230 0 230
1918 257 0 257
1919 234 0 234
1920 244 0 244
1921 277 0 277
1922 242 0 242
1923 240 0 240
1924 246 0 246
1925 208 0 208
1926 208 0 208
1927 204 0 204
1928 211 0 211
1929 178 0 178
1930 171 0 171
1931 176 0 176
1932 154 0 154
1933 141 0 141
1934 133 0 133
1935 148 0 148
1936 128 0 128
1937 132 0 132
1938 155 0 155
1939 138 0 138
1940 132 0 132
1941 135 0 135
1942 131 0 131
1943 103 0 103
1944 142 0 142
1945 119 0 119
1946 137 0 137
1947 137 0 137
1948 134 0 134
1949 125 0 125
1950 116 0 116
1951 121 0 121
1952 99 0 99
1953 106 0 106
1954 92 0 92
1955 118 0 118
1956 87 0 87
1957 98 0 98
1958 95 0 95
1959 81 0 81
1960 66 0 66
1961 71 0 71
1962 82 0 82
1963 64 0 64
1964 54 0 54
1965 53 0 53
1966 45 0 45
1967 52 0 52
1968 45 0 45
1969 59 0 59
1970 47 0 47
1971 54 0 54
1972 56 0 56
1973 32 0 32
1974 35 0 35
1975 33 0 33
1976 35 0 35
1977 30 0 30
1978 26 0 26
1979 28 0 28
1980 30 0 30
1981 30 0 30
1982 54 0 54
1983 56 0 56
1984 31 0 31
1985 28 0 28
1986 46 0 46
1987 40 0 40
1988 47 0 47
1989 40 0 40
1990 47 0 47
1991 30 0 30
1992 33 0 33
1993 28 0 28
1994 19 0 19
1995 24 0 24
1996 16 0 16
1997 19 0 19
1998 20 0 20
1999 26 0 26
2000 19 0 19
2001 17 0 17
2002 9 0 9
2003 17 0 17
2004 11 0 11
2005 8 0 8
2006 26 0 26
2007 11 0 11
2008 11 0 11
2009 14 0 14
2010 10 0 10
2011 9 0 9
2012 20 0 20
2013 16 0 16
2014 15 0 15
2015 27 0 27

Want to know about the popularity of the Herschel baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,385 babies born with the name Herschel in the United States. That's more than enough Herschels to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 11 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Herschel" was in 1921 with a total of 277 babies.

According to the 1910 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Herschel" ranks #68 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Indiana. Imagine that, 10 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 1910. Across the entire United States a total of 47 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Herschel" mean? The list below shows the origins of Herschel as well as things modernly associated with the name Herschel such as celebrities named Herschel.

Origin and Meaning of Herschel

The name "Herschel" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Deer". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Herschel Walker

Herschel Walker is a NFL player. Herschel was born in 1962 in Wrightsville, Georgia, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Herschel

Herschel Backpack Sale
Herschel Backpacks
Herschel Supply Co Backpack
Herschel Wallet
Herschel Bags
Herschel Laptop Sleeve
Herschel Supply Co

Alternative Meanings

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

C is for change, you are able to adapt.

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

Your name in reverse order is "Lehcsreh". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Helsrche". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Herschel born Sep 6, 1939

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Germany approximately on 1775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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