Helle Name Meaning

Norwegian and Swedish: from Old Norse hella ‘flat stone’, ‘flagstone’, ‘flat mountain’ or hellir ‘cave’. As a Nowegian name this is generally a habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads so named. As a Swedish name, it is generally ornamental. English: variant spelling of Hell 1. German: topographic name from Middle High German helle ‘hell’ (modern German Hölle), used (often in field names) in a topographic sense to denote a hollow or a wild, precipitous place.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Heller, Hellem, Hell, Hille, Holle, Selle, Belle, Halle, Zelle

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Helle Family Origin

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Helle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

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In 1881, the most common Helle occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Helle's were Farmers.

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Between 1944 and 2004, Helle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Helle in 1944 was 24, and 74 in 2004.

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