Hershel

Male

Meaning

God's mercy shown.

Origin

Hebrew

Pronunciation

/ˈhɜːʃəl/

Traits associated with the name Hershel:

Dogs named Hershel tend to be loving, loyal, and resilient. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Hershel?

Naming your dog Hershel suggests that you have a strong appreciation for classic names and may have a sentimental attachment to the name. It could also suggest that you have a strong connection to the Jewish faith, as Hershel is a common Jewish name.

Is Hershel a good dog name?

Hershel has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Hershel isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

2,472
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1,832
New York City Dog Name Database
2,823
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Hershel is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Hershel was, in the past month, the 3939th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Hershel is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Hershel was viewed 43 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Hershel's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Hershel is most adored in District of Columbia, Indiana and New York.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Ohio, Missouri and Arizona.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Hershel.

Most popular breeds named Hershel:

  1. Dachshund
  2. German Shepherd

Hershel is found in these categories:

celestial dog names
celestial

Originates from Hebrew, meaning "God's gift", aligning with heavenly themes.

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