Last name origins & meanings:
- German: topographic name from Middle High German himel
‘heaven’, ‘paradise’ (Old High German himil ‘heaven’, ‘sky’),
with reference to high altitude, pleasant situation, or the
fruitfulness of the soil.
- Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental
name from German Himmel ‘heaven’, selected because of the
pleasant associations of the word.
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