Hell Name Meaning

English: variant of Hill, from southeastern Middle English hell ‘hill’, a dialect form characteristic of Kent and Sussex. English: from a personal name, Helle, which may have been a variant of Elie (a Middle English form of Elias), or perhaps a short form of a personal name formed with Hild- as the first element (see Hilliard for example), or perhaps from the female personal name Helen. German: nickname from Middle High German hell ‘bright’, ‘shining’. German: variant of Helle 3.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Pell, Hill, Helm, Bell, Held, Nell, Ell, Well, Hall, Hehl

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Hell Family Origin

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Hell Family Occupations

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  • Bookbinders Material

    10%
  • Cotton Spinner

    10%
  • Cotton Twister

    10%
  • Cotton Weaver

    10%

In 1881, Bookbinders Material, Cotton Spinner and Cotton Twister were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hell. The most common Hell occupation in the UK was Bookbinders Material. 10% of Hell's were Bookbinders Materials. A less common occupation for the Hell family was Cotton Weaver.

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Hell Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Hell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Hell in 1962 was 53, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hell

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