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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Eshel

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Eshel is of Hebrew origin and means "Heaven's flower".
Other origins: Indian (Sanskrit)

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Notable Persons Named Eshel


Notable Persons With the Last Name Eshel

Amir Eshel is a Commander of the Israeli Air Force and Israeli Air Force. Amir was born in 1959 in Jaffa.


Hanan was born on July 25th, 1958 in Rehovot. He passed away on April 8th, 2010.


Tamar was born on July 24th, 1920 in London.


His military service ended in 1980. Yechezkel was born on January 4th, 1931 in Iraq. Yechezkel is also known as Eshel and Yechezkel.


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Popularity of Eshel as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Eshel U.S.
  White 92.11% 64.26%
  African American 5.26% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Eshel

People with the last name Eshel are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Eshel

  • How Popular is the name Eshel? As a last name Eshel was the 145,220th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Eshel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Eshel is Saturday, February 26th, 1898.
  • How unique is the name Eshel? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Eshel. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Eshel: Your name in reverse order is Lehse. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ehlse. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Eshel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 114 people with the last name Eshel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Eshel? Eshel is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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