Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Short form of Germanic names beginning with the Old Frankish element haim, Old High German heim meaning "home" (Proto-Germanic *haimaz).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesHama(Anglo-Saxon Mythology) Hamnet(English) Heino(Estonian) Heino(Finnish) Heino(German) Heimir(Icelandic) Hamo, Hamon(Medieval English) Heimir(Norse Mythology)


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 731.
Entry updated December 7, 2022