Last name: HESS

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HESS : This last name is indexed 355,938 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HESS : 1: German Dutch Danish and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from the territory of Hesse (see Hessen 1).2: South German: from a short form of the personal name Matthäus (see Matthew).3: German and Dutch: from the ancient Germanic personal name Hesso a derivative of a compound name formed with hadu ‘strife’ as the first element or from a pet form of Herman or Hendrik (see Henry 1).

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