What does the baby name Heller mean? Learn about what Heller means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Heller - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Heller
H-E-L-L-E-R, is a 6-letter male given name.
Pronunciation of Heller
Meaning of Heller
Dweller on the hill, from a hill.
Origin of Heller
The name 'Heller' has German origins. It is derived from the German word 'heller', which means 'bright' or 'shining'. In German, names often reflect qualities or characteristics that parents wish for their child to possess. The name 'Heller' is associated with brightness, radiance, and intelligence.
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Popularity of Heller
The popularity of the name 'Heller' has varied over time. It is not a widely used name and remains relatively uncommon. It has not reached high levels of popularity in any particular era or region.
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Etymology of Heller

The etymology of the name 'Heller' can be traced back to the Old High German word 'hellar', which means 'bright' or 'shining'. The word itself is derived from the Proto-Germanic word 'hailaz', meaning 'whole' or 'sound'. Over time, the meaning of 'hellar' evolved to connote brightness or radiance.

Cultural Significance of Heller

The name 'Heller' does not hold significant cultural associations or specific meanings in various cultures. It is primarily used as a personal name without any particular cultural significance attached to it.