Meaning and Origin of: Helin

Family name origins & meanings

  • Swedish (also frequent in Finland) : ornamental name from an unexplained first element + the suffix -lin or -in, common suffixes of surnames.
  • French (Hélin) : from a pet form of Hélie (see Helie 1).
  • French (Hélin) : from the Germanic personal name Heilin, a short form of any of various compound names with the first element heil (see Heilmann 2).
  • English : variant of Hillian.