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ˈhɛl mənhell·man

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  1. Hellman, Lillian Hellmannoun

    United States playwright; her plays were often indictments of injustice (1905-1984)


  1. Hellman

    Hellman is a surname.


  1. hellman

    Hellman is most commonly associated with the name of a person, particularly Martin Hellman, who is known for his work in cryptography, specifically for the creation of the Diffie-Hellman key exchange protocol. Thus, the term "Hellman" in computing or cryptography context often refers to this protocol. The Diffie-Hellman key exchange is a method of securely exchanging cryptographic keys over a public network.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hellman is ranked #9661 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Hellman surname appeared 3,360 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Hellman.

    94.3% or 3,171 total occurrences were White.
    1.9% or 67 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.7% or 60 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.8% or 29 total occurrences were Black.
    0.6% or 20 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.3% or 13 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hellman in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hellman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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