Hess Name Meaning

German, Dutch, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): regional name for someone from the territory of Hesse (German Hessen). South German: from a short form of the personal name Matthäus (see Matthew). German and Dutch: from the Germanic personal name Hesso.

List of People with Surname Hess

According to our database, there are a total of 14,695 people with the surname Hess. Among these people surnamed Hess, there are about 1,669 unique names, with an average of 8 people who have the same name. Melissa Hess, Ryan Hess and Betty Hess are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Hess, with 84, 60 and 45 people respectively.

Moreover, we found that Pennsylvania has the largest number of people surnamed Hess, with a total of 2,094 people, and there are a total of 852 unique names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Hess, with a total of 1,104 people and an average of 668 unique names.