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Origin of the name HELLE.
Etymology of the name HELLE.
Meaning of the baby name HELLE.


HELLE.  m. Danish contraction of Old Norse Helgi, meaning "holy." (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884)

... Thinking that there was thus sufficient provision made against false accusations by unscrupulous men, he lifted up his arms against Britain, and attacked and slew in battle its king, Hame, the father of Helle, who was a most noble youth... (The First Nine Books of the Danish History of Saxo Grammaticus, Elton, 1906)

HELLE (Ἕλλη).  f.  Greek name of the sister of Phryxus, probably from the same root as Helenos (q.v.), ele, meaning "bright, light." 

    Helle, a daughter of Athamus and Nephele, sister of Phryxus.  She fled from her father's house with her brother, to avoid the cruel oppression of her mother-in-law Ino.  According to some accounts she was carried through the air on a golden ram which her mother had received from Neptune, and in her passage she became giddy, and fell from her seat into that part of the sea which from her received the name of Hellespont.  Others say that she was carried on a cloud, or rather in a ship, from which she fell into the sea and was drowned... (A Classical Dictionary, Lemprière, 1822)


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