Hees Family History
Hees Name Meaning
North German: habitational name from a place on the lower Rhine near Kevelaer, named with Low German hees ‘brush’. Northern French (Hées): habitational name from a place in present-day Belgium or from any of the French villages so named, from Old French haisi ‘bushy place’. Dutch: variant of Haas. Shortened form of Dutch van Hees, a habitational name for someone from any of the places in the Netherlands and Belgium named Hees, for example in Drenthe, Utrecht, North Brabant, and Luxembourg.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press