Hellriegel Family History
14-Day Free Trial
GIVE ME ACCESS
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