Name: Hershey

Gender: Male

Usage: Hershey is a popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) name.

People having the name Hershey are in general originating from United Kingdom, United States of America.

Meaning: Deer

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The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 7.

Qualities: Philosophical, Spiritual
Ruling planet: Neptune
Colors: Green
Gemstones: Moonstone

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The name Hershey is ranked on the 7,388th position of the most used names. It means that this name is commonly used.

We estimate that there are at least 37100 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.001% of the population. The name Hershey has seven characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.

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Hershey is both a surname and a given name. Notable people with the name include:


  • Alfred Hershey, American Nobel Prize-winning bacteriologist and geneticist
  • Amos Shartle Hershey, (1867–1933), American professor of political science
  • Barbara Hershey, American actress
  • Frank Hershey, (1907–1997) American automobile designer
  • Lewis Blaine Hershey, (1893–1977) American four-star general who was the director of the U.S. Selective Service System from 1941 to 1970
  • Milton S. Hershey, (1857–1945) American founder of The Hershey Company

Given name:

  • Hershey Felder, (born 1968), pianist, actor, playwright, composer and producer

Fictional characters:

  • Judge Hershey, a character in Judge Dredd

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