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Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage German
Pronounced Pron. HELD  [key]
Other Forms FormsHeldt

Meaning & History

The German word for "hero", ultimately derived from Middle High German helt.
This name was bestowed upon a person either in its literal meaning or else in an ironic sense.
Added 8/7/2012 by anonymous
Edited 2/14/2014 by Frollein Gladys