Given Name HIRSH

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Yiddish
OTHER SCRIPTS: הירשׁ (Yiddish)

Meaning & History

Means "deer" in Yiddish. The deer is particularly associated with the tribe of Naphtali (see Genesis 49:21).
VARIANT: Hersh
DIMINUTIVES: Herschel, Hershel, Heshel, Hirshel
Entry updated May 31, 2018