Held Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Middle High German, Middle Dutch, Yiddish held ‘hero’. As a Jewish name, it is often ornamental. German: from a short form of any of the Germanic personal names formed with hild ‘strife’ as the first element. English: variant of Heald.

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List of People with Surname Held

According to our database, there are a total of 3,329 people with the surname Held. Among these people surnamed Held, there are about 532 unique names, with an average of 6 people who have the same name. Charles Held, David Held and Elizabeth Held are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Held, with 30, 30 and 30 people respectively.

Moreover, we found that Pennsylvania has the largest number of people surnamed Held, with a total of 318 people, and there are a total of 194 unique names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Held, with a total of 280 people and an average of 193 unique names.