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The name Herschel is of Hebrew origin, and means deer.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Herschel has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Herschel
Use of the Name Herschel for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
8,787 763 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Herschel has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Herschel last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1963, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Herschel
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188058711  
18816738  
18826719  
18836639  
188439021  
188562010  
188640919  
188739818  
188836426  
188942319  
189041919  
189140319  
189239923  
189333628  
189438124  
189540223  
189636029  
189732732  
189831038  
189934827  
190036437  
190128138  
190234433  
190330239  
190442125  
190530444  
190638232  
190734340  
190842432  
190940038  
191037747  
191141548  
1912317136  
1913352138  
1914383154  
1915358226  
1916354230  
1917366232  
1918367255  
1919380234  
1920381244  
1921360279  
1922384244  
1923385239  
1924379247  
1925415208  
1926420208  
1927427201  
1928412212  
1929441179  
1930456169  
1931426177  
1932465153  
1933475140  
1934492137  
1935469145  
1936507125  
1937501132  
1938466155  
1939494136  
1940503132  
1941508135  
1942540130  
1943617104  
1944513140  
1945543121  
1946545137  
1947581136  
1948576134  
1949611124  
1950652114  
1951644121  
195270699  
1953690107  
195475090  
1955668119  
195679687  
195775898  
195875995  
195984181  
196093266  
196190871  
196284182  
196394164  
Totals:  8,787 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Herschel as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Herschel appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 84 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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