Helling Family History
Helling Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Healing in northeastern Lincolnshire, named in Old English as ‘(settlement of) the family or followers of Hægel’ (an unattested Old English personal name). English: variant of Hillian. German and Dutch: nickname from Middle Low German hellin, Middle Dutch hellinc, hallinc ‘halfpenny’. Compare Helbling. German: habitational name from any of various places named Helling or Hellingen.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press