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The name Hershel is of Hebrew origin, and means deer.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Hershel 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 Hershel
Use of the Name Hershel for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
8,204 969 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Hershel has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Hershel last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1968, 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 Hershel
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18809755  
1881    
18828876  
18837627  
18847238  
1885    
1886    
1887    
18888647  
18896959  
1890    
1891    
18928278  
18937968  
1894    
18957639  
189669611  
18977539  
189871810  
18998198  
190071413  
190151815  
190247920  
190353917  
190448220  
190547123  
190644625  
190748124  
190852723  
190956422  
191057525  
191153631  
191250261  
191346685  
191449498  
1915466140  
1916449154  
1917478145  
1918438183  
1919408205  
1920427196  
1921420207  
1922415209  
1923420206  
1924413222  
1925448179  
1926409215  
1927426202  
1928444182  
1929401211  
1930410203  
1931432172  
1932391206  
1933437159  
1934445162  
1935410180  
1936467145  
1937426177  
1938445168  
1939421182  
1940468153  
1941436178  
1942466178  
1943535138  
1944494151  
1945533126  
1946572126  
1947602128  
1948558143  
1949645113  
1950642117  
1951629125  
1952635122  
1953666113  
1954699107  
195573897  
195677192  
195778891  
195890869  
195990572  
196096562  
196183884  
196289672  
196391467  
196486578  
196598057  
196696257  
1967    
196886371  
Totals:  8,204 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Hershel 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 Hershel appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 81 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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