Heim

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Heim.

Proper noun[edit]

Heim (plural Heims)

  1. A surname, from German​.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Heim is the 2513th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 14414 individuals. Heim is most common among White (91.66%) individuals.

Further reading[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German heim, from Proto-Germanic *haimaz. Cognate with Dutch heem, English home, Danish hjem.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /haɪ̯m/
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  • Rhymes: -aɪ̯m

Noun[edit]

Heim n (strong, genitive Heimes or Heims, plural Heime)

  1. home
  2. hostel
  3. asylum

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Heim” in Duden online
  • Heim” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Plautdietsch[edit]

Noun[edit]

Heim n (plural Heima or Heims)

  1. home