Herschel Origin and Meaning

Variation of Hershel
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Herschel Rank in US Top 1000

Famous People Named Herschel

  • Herschel Junior WalkerAmerican NFL player
  • Herschel Curry SmithAmerican track coach
  • (Benjamin) Herschel BabbageEnglish Australian explorer, son of mathematician Charles Babbage
  • Herschel BernardiAmerican actor
  • Herschel Vespasian JohnsonAmerican politician, governor of Georgia
  • Herschel Burke GilbertAmerican film composer
  • William HerschelGerman,British astronomer
  • Herschel GrahamAmerican actor
  • Herschel Grynszpanborn in
  • 1921 – last rumoured to be alive 1945declared dead 1960) was a Polish Jew born in Germany. The Nazis used his assassination of the German diplomat Ernst vom Rath on 7 November 1938 in Paris as a pretext to launch Kristallnacht, the antisemitic pogrom of 9–10 November 1938.

Herschel in Pop Culture

  • Herschel Shmoikel Pinchas Yerucham Krustofski aka Krusty the Clowncharacter on TV's "The Simpsons".
  • Herschel Sparkscharacter on the TV series "Young Sheldon" Herschel is the father of Billy Sparks

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