First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kirsh

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Alt. Meaning

K is for knowledge, an avid learner

I is for impartial, a great arbiter

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

S is for sweetheart, you really are!

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kirsh

Nathan Kirsh is a property developer. Nathan was born on January 6th, 1932 in Potchefstroom, South Africa.


Herb Kirsh was a Mayor of Clover, South Carolina, and MayorofClover. Herb was born on May 17th, 1929 in New York City. He breathed his last breath on January 28th, 2014.


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Popularity of Kirsh as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kirsh U.S.
  White 87.89% 64.26%
  African American 8.98% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.04% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.88% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kirsh

People with the last name Kirsh are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kirsh

  • How Popular is the name Kirsh? As a last name Kirsh was the 44,808th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Kirsh? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Kirsh was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Kirsh: Your name in reverse order is Hsrik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hkrsi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kirsh? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 479 people with the last name Kirsh.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kirsh? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kirsh as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Kirshs Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Kirsh born Feb 4, 2009

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 Israel approximately on 1400. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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