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Meaning and Origin of: Hertz boy

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First name origin & meaning:

German: Deer

First name variations: Herschel, Hersh, Hersch, Hirsh, Hirsch, Heshel, Hershey, Hersey, Herschell, Herzel, Herzl, Heschel, Hirschel, Hirschl, Hershel

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. German and Dutch: from a personal name derived from a short form of the various Germanic compound names with the first element hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.
  2. German: nickname for a stout-hearted or kind-hearted individual, from Middle High German herze ‘heart’.
  3. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Herz ‘heart’, Yiddish harts.
  4. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Herts, which is from Middle High German hir(t)z ‘deer’, ‘hart’ (see Hirsch).
  5. Dutch: variant of Hirsch.
  6. Danish and Swedish: probably of German origin.
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