Hirsch Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German hir(t)z ‘deer’, ‘stag’; a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of deer, a nickname for someone thought to resemble a deer or stag, or a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a stag. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Hirsh ‘deer’, which is common because of the association of the deer with the Hebrew personal name Naphtali, deriving from the blessing by Jacob of his sons (Genesis 49: 21), in which Naphtali is referred to as ‘a hind let loose’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Hirsch or Yiddish hirsh ‘deer’, one of the many Ashkenazic surnames taken from vocabulary words denoting wildlife.

List of People with Surname Hirsch

As far as we found, there are a total of 5,559 people with the surname Hirsch. Among these people surnamed Hirsch, there are around 878 different names, with an average of 6 people sharing the same name. Charles Hirsch, Ronald Hirsch and Carol Hirsch are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Hirsch, with 43, 34 and 30 people respectively.

Furthermore, Our research has shown that New York has the greatest number of people surnamed Hirsch, with a total of 943 people, and there are a total of 472 different names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Hirsch, with a total of 682 people and an average of 397 different names.