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Hirschhorn is derived from German composite word "Hirsch" (deer) and "Horn" (horn), part of a deer's antlers. A variation is Hirshhorn. It may refer to:
- Hirschhorn (Neckar), a town in Hesse, Germany
- Hirschhorn, Rhineland-Palatinate, a municipality in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
- Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C.
- Alternate of Hartshorn
It is also a surname. Some people with this name include:
- Joel Hirschhorn (1938–2005), American songwriter
- Joseph Hirshhorn (1899–1981), Latvian-American entrepreneur, financier and art collector (also see Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden)
- Kurt Hirschhorn, researcher of Wolf–Hirschhorn syndrome
- Philippe Hirschhorn (1946–1996), Latvian violinist
- Thomas Hirschhorn (born 1957), Swiss installation artist
- Hirschhorn tiling, a non-periodic tessellation.