Other Origin(s):German, Hebrew
Heschel is a masculine name of Yiddish origin that means “deer,” paying homage to baby’s grace, gentleness, and intuition. Heschel is derived from the surname Herschel, which has German and Hebrew roots, or the German given name Hirsch. Staying true to its meaning, a deer is a symbol of spiritual authority, regeneration, and devotion across an abundance of cultures. With a name like Heschel, baby might possess some foreknowledge or sixth sense.
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