Heiss Family History
Heiss Name Meaning
South German: variant of Hiess which is from a shortened form of the personal name Mathies (see Matthew ). South German: variant of Heuss . South German: nickname from Middle High German heiʒ ‘hot angry furious’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German heiss ‘hot’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press