Scripts הֵרצְל, هِرتْزْل, הערצל
Pronounced Pron. Herəzəl, Hɛrtsəl (Hebrew), Hɛrtsəl (Yiddish)
Other Forms FormsHertzl, Hirtzl
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Contributor Contrib.שְׁלֻמִיאֵל הֵרצְל|Shelumiel Herzl on 4/9/2013
Herzl is originally a Yiddish given name. Currently it is both given and surname for both Hebrew-speaking and Yiddish-speaking Jews. The most famous Herzl is Benyamin Ze'ev "Theodor" Herzl, a Hungarian journalist who founded Modern Zionism.