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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Boy Name: Heshel

Name: Heshel
Pronunciation: \he-shel\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: deer
Origin: Yiddish
Sounds Like: Heschel
Similar Names: Deshal, Hevel, Hoshea


Heshel \he-shel\ as a boy's name is a variant of Hershel (Yiddish), and the meaning of Heshel is "deer".

The baby name Heshel sounds like Heschel. Other similar baby names are Deshal, Hevel and Hoshea.


Heshel is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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