Haskel

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Gender: boy
Akinwalere Olaleye
Feb 07, 2024 By Akinwalere Olaleye
Originally Published on Sep 29, 2022
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Haskel is a name that is traditionally used for boys. It is of Hebrew origin and a variant of the name Haskell. The meaning of Haskel is 'intellect', and it is also a Yiddish variation of the Biblical name 'Ezekiel', which means 'god strengthens'. Haskel is a common first name for males, especially in Yiddish, English, and Hebrew countries, and is also a somewhat popular surname for all people. Some sources say that the name came to Britain with the Normans and derives from several Scandinavian personal names. The name is also believed to be associated with the medieval English surname 'Haskel', which is itself derived from the Old Norse personal name 'Askell'. Some people believe that a person named Haskel is gentle, cultured, benevolent, hardworking, and loves to listen to people's problems. They can follow through and are also successful, friendly, cooperative, cautious, and know how to take care of details. Famous people named Haskel include Haskel Lavon Stanback, a former professional American football player; Haskel Lookstein, an American Modern Orthodox Rabbi; Abraham Haskel Taub, a distinguished American mathematician, and physicist; Leonhard Haskel, a German film actor; Baron Haskel, a British Labour Party politician; Jonathan Haskel, a British economist and professor of economics; Amir Haskel, an IDF Brigadier General, and Air Force Pilot; and Haskel Greenfield, an American archaeologist. This name is mostly used in the United States, France, and a few other countries.

Gender

Haskel is most often associated with the gender: male.
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Spelling Of Haskel

H-A-S-K-E-L, 6-letter male given name.

Nicknames

  • Hask
  • Hazzy
  • Jazzy
  • Kel

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Written by Akinwalere Olaleye

Bachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature

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Akinwalere OlaleyeBachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature

As a highly motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic individual, Olaleye's expertise lies in administrative and management operations. With extensive knowledge as an Editor and Communications Analyst, Olaleye excels in editing, writing, and media relations. Her commitment to upholding professional ethics and driving organizational growth sets her apart. She has a bachelor's degree in English Literature from the University of Benin, Edo State. 

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