Last name origins & meanings:
- South German: from the Germanic personal name
Haimo. Compare English Hammond
(Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Khayim, from
Hebrew chayim ‘life’.
- Norwegian: habitational name
from a farmstead named Heim, from Old Norse heimr ‘home’,
‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’, or in some cases a more recent ornamental
formation from heim ‘home’.
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