Handlos Family History
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Handlos Name Meaning
from handlos, literally ‘handless’, hence presumably a nickname for someone who had lost one or both of his hands. status name for a feudal tenant, who paid the so-called hant-loese ‘hand fee’ for a noninheritable fief given to him for life; from Middle High German hant ‘hand’ + lœse ‘redemption in cash’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press