Helle Family History
Helle Name Meaning
Norwegian and Swedish: from Old Norse hella ‘flat stone’, ‘flagstone’, ‘flat mountain’ or hellir ‘cave’. As a Nowegian name this is generally a habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads so named. As a Swedish name, it is generally ornamental. English: variant spelling of Hell 1. German: topographic name from Middle High German helle ‘hell’ (modern German Hölle), used (often in field names) in a topographic sense to denote a hollow or a wild, precipitous place.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press