Heller Name Meaning

German: nickname from the small medieval coin known as the häller or heller because it was first minted (in 1208) at the Swabian town of (Schwäbisch) Hall. Compare Hall. Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Schwäbisch Hall. German: topographic name for someone living by a field named as ‘hell’ (see Helle 3). English: topographic name for someone living on a hill, from southeastern Middle English hell + the habitational suffix -er. Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hild ‘strife’ + hari, heri ‘army’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a person with fair hair or a light complexion, from an inflected form, used before a male personal name, of German hell ‘light’, ‘bright’, Yiddish hel.

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List of People with Surname Heller

As far as we found, there are a total of 9,086 people with the surname Heller. Among these people surnamed Heller, there are around 1,100 different names, with an average of 8 people sharing the same name. James Heller, Joseph Heller and Thomas Heller are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Heller, with 91, 80 and 75 people respectively.

Furthermore, Our research has shown that Pennsylvania has the greatest number of people surnamed Heller, with a total of 1,131 people, and there are a total of 498 different names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Heller, with a total of 891 people and an average of 482 different names.