Himmel Family History
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Himmel Name Meaning
German: topographic name from Middle High German himel ‘heaven’, ‘paradise’ (Old High German himil ‘heaven’, ‘sky’), with reference to high altitude, pleasant situation, or the fruitfulness of the soil. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Himmel ‘heaven’, selected because of the pleasant associations of the word.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kimmel, Zimmel, Hummel, Hammer, Hammel, Schimmel, Hilmer, Nimmer