Hellweg Family History
Hellweg Name Meaning
German: habitational name typical of the Ruhr region and Westphalia from any of several places so named there; also frequent as a topographic name especially as the name of the east-west trade route that ran north of the central German mountain range from the Rhine to the Elbe the Hellweg ostensibly from elements literally meaning ‘light way’. However the real etymology of the geographical name remains unclear; for one possibility see Hellwege .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022