Hellriegel Family History
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Hellriegel Name Meaning
German: nickname from Middle High German helleriegel ‘bolt to lock hell’, also meaning ‘the Devil’ and ‘a devil of a man’. Among other things, this denoted someone who played the devil in a Shrovetide play.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Hellwege, Heiliger, Striegel, Lingel, Heringer, Liegel, Riegel