Helseth Family History
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Helseth Name Meaning
Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, most of them named with Old Norse Helgasetr, Helgusetr, from the male personal name Helgi and the female personal name Helga respectively; both names are derived from heilagr ‘holy’, ‘sacred’. In some cases, other personal names, for example Herleifr or Herlaugi, are the source of the first element, and in other cases it is derived from hella ‘flat stone’, ‘flat mountain’. The second element, -seth, is derived from setr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press