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TypeSurname (from nickname & from occupation)
UsageGerman

Meaning & History

Means "deer, hart" in German. This was a nickname for a person who resembled a deer in some way, or who raised or hunted deer.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesHjort Danish Hart English Hjort Swedish
Same SpellingHirsch (2)

Categories

animals, deer, hunters, nature, occupations
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute