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Hershel

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10k Herschel (Hebrew)

How popular is the baby name Hershel in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 0 5
1882 6 0 6
1883 7 0 7
1884 8 0 8
1885 5 0 5
1888 7 0 7
1889 9 0 9
1890 5 0 5
1892 8 0 8
1893 8 0 8
1894 5 0 5
1895 9 0 9
1896 11 0 11
1897 9 0 9
1898 10 0 10
1899 8 0 8
1900 13 0 13
1901 15 0 15
1902 20 0 20
1903 17 0 17
1904 20 0 20
1905 23 0 23
1906 25 0 25
1907 24 0 24
1908 23 0 23
1909 22 0 22
1910 25 0 25
1911 31 0 31
1912 61 0 61
1913 85 0 85
1914 98 0 98
1915 141 0 141
1916 153 0 153
1917 146 0 146
1918 187 5 182
1919 206 0 206
1920 194 0 194
1921 213 0 213
1922 203 0 203
1923 207 0 207
1924 226 0 226
1925 180 0 180
1926 215 0 215
1927 202 0 202
1928 181 0 181
1929 211 0 211
1930 200 0 200
1931 172 0 172
1932 207 0 207
1933 162 0 162
1934 162 0 162
1935 180 0 180
1936 146 0 146
1937 177 0 177
1938 167 0 167
1939 183 0 183
1940 154 0 154
1941 176 0 176
1942 181 0 181
1943 138 0 138
1944 149 0 149
1945 127 0 127
1946 131 0 131
1947 127 0 127
1948 144 0 144
1949 113 0 113
1950 114 0 114
1951 127 0 127
1952 122 0 122
1953 112 0 112
1954 107 0 107
1955 98 0 98
1956 92 0 92
1957 91 0 91
1958 69 0 69
1959 72 0 72
1960 62 0 62
1961 85 0 85
1962 71 0 71
1963 67 0 67
1964 78 0 78
1965 57 0 57
1966 58 0 58
1967 45 0 45
1968 71 0 71
1969 58 0 58
1970 46 0 46
1971 46 0 46
1972 40 0 40
1973 45 0 45
1974 51 0 51
1975 40 0 40
1976 39 0 39
1977 34 0 34
1978 30 0 30
1979 40 0 40
1980 30 0 30
1981 28 0 28
1982 31 0 31
1983 36 0 36
1984 32 0 32
1985 31 0 31
1986 23 0 23
1987 37 0 37
1988 33 0 33
1989 25 0 25
1990 25 0 25
1991 37 0 37
1992 24 0 24
1993 25 0 25
1994 24 0 24
1995 28 0 28
1996 25 0 25
1997 37 0 37
1998 22 0 22
1999 16 0 16
2000 32 0 32
2001 23 0 23
2002 30 0 30
2003 33 0 33
2004 40 0 40
2005 52 0 52
2006 35 0 35
2007 41 0 41
2008 44 0 44
2009 30 0 30
2010 30 0 30
2011 47 0 47
2012 35 0 35
2013 39 0 39
2014 41 0 41
2015 45 0 45

Want to know about the popularity of the Hershel baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,916 babies born with the name Hershel in the United States. That's more than enough Hershels to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Hershel" was in 1924 with a total of 226 babies.

According to the 1937 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Hershel" is not a popular baby boy's name in Indiana. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 1937. Across the entire United States a total of only 177 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Hershel popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Hershel

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

Other Inspirations for the Name Hershel

Hershel Greene
Hershel Shanks
Hershel Kleinberg
Hershel Woody Williams

Alternative Meanings

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

S is for serene, your calm time.

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Hershel born Aug 15, 1998

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Saudi Arabia approximately on 1200. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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