Handel Family History
Handel Name Meaning
German and Jewish (also Händel): from a pet form of the personal name Hans . Sometimes this can be from a pet form of Heinrich e.g. Heindl Haindl. Compare Haendel . Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a merchant German Handel ‘trade commerce’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022