Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Hesso m. A hypocoristic of any of various names beginning with Old Saxon hētha, Old High German heida, Gothic haiþi 'heath'.

France
Latin
1133 Hescelini (gen) CartNDdOurscamp XXX
Germany
Latin
822x875 Hessi (nom) TradCorb §187; 847 Hessone (abl) HambUrk-vol1 XII; 1237 Hessone (abl) hennes-vol1 98
Italy
Latin
1237 Hesse (nom) TirNot1 586
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Hesso". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Hesso.