Last name: HELLE

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Last name frequency

HELLE : This last name is indexed 108,075 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HELLE : 1: German: topographic name from Middle High German helle ‘hell’ used (often in field names) in a topographic sense to denote a hollow or a wild precipitous place.2: Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads so named from Old Norse hella ‘flat stone flagstone flat mountain’ or hellir ‘cave’.3: Finnish: ornamental name from helle ‘hot weather’ adopted during the name-changing campaigns of the early 20th century mostly to replace Swedish surnames beginning with Hell- or Häll- such as Hellgren and Hellström (see Hellstrom).

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