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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Harel

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  • According to a user from Israel, the name Harel is of Hebrew origin and means "Jerusalem".

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Notable Persons Named Harel

Harel Skaat is a singer, performer, songwriter, and performing arts. He holds the title Milim". He has had major accomplishments since 2004. Harel was born on August 8th, 1981 in Kfar Saba, Israel.


Harel Levy is a tennis player. Harel was born on August 5th, 1978 in Nahshonim.


Harel Moyal is a pop music singer-songwriter, theatre, and actor. He plays Vocals. He has been prominent since 2000. Harel was born on April 12th, 1981 in Gilo.



Harel Yehezkel is a sports team member for the Maccabi Netanya F.C.


Harel Pinhas is an athlete for the Maccabi Ironi Ashdod F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Harel

Marie was given the name Marie Catherine Fontaine on April 28th, 1761 in Crouttes. She left this life on November 9th, 1844.


David Harel is a scientist in the field of computer science. David was born on April 12th, 1950 in London.


Idit Harel is a scientist in the fields of educational technology, entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, and innovation. Idit was given the name Idit Ron on September 18th, 1958 in Tel Aviv.


Yossi was born on January 4th, 1918. He passed away on April 26th, 2008.


Louise Harel is a Leader of the Parti Québécois, (Interim), MNA for Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, MNA for Maisonneuve, City Councillor for Maisonneuve–Longue-Pointe, Leader of the Opposition, MNAforHochelaga-Maisonneuve, MNAforMaisonneuve, Montreal City Council, and List of leade. Louise was born on April 22nd, 1946 in Sainte-Thérèse, Quebec.


Eden Harel is an israeli actor. Eden was born in 1976.


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Popularity of Harel as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Harel U.S.
  White 93.48% 64.26%
  African American 2.77% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.19% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.98% 16.26%

Of Last Name Harel

People with the last name Harel are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Harel

  • How Popular is the name Harel? Harel is the 30,511th most popular name of all time. As a last name Harel was the 42,790th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Harel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 153 babies born with the first name Harel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Harel to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Harel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1930 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Harel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Harel is Friday, December 19th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Harel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Harel was in 2005 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Random Harel Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Harel is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Harel: Your name in reverse order is Lerah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahrle. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Harel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 506 people with the last name Harel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Harel? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Harel as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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