Scripts הֵרצְל, הערצל(Hebrew, Yiddish)
Pronounced Pron. Herəzəl(Hebrew) Hɛrtsəl(Hebrew, Yiddish) [key]
Other Forms FormsHertzl, Hirtzl
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.