Hess Family History
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Hess Name Meaning
German, Dutch, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): regional name for someone from the territory of Hesse (German Hessen). South German: from a short form of the personal name Matthäus (see Matthew). German and Dutch: from the Germanic personal name Hesso.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Hass, Huss, Heiss, Ness, Hees, Gess, Heis, Hiss, Ress, Hehl