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n. (plural of helm English)


Helms is a German/Scandinavian family name. The name is most connected to the German town of Helmsdorf. It may refer to:

  • Adam Helms (born 1974), American artist
  • Bobby Helms (1933-1997), American country music singer Robert Lee Helms
  • Chet Helms (1942-2005), American rock promoter, founder and manager of the rock band Big Brother and the Holding Company
  • David H. Helms (1838–1921), Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and recipient of the Medal of Honor
  • Don Helms (1927-2008), American country music steel guitarist
  • Ed Helms (born 1974), American actor
  • Gregory Helms (born 1974), American professional wrestler
  • Hans G. Helms (1932–2012), German experimental writer, composer and social and economic analyst and critic
  • Hermann Helms (1870-1963), American chess player, writer and promoter
  • Jesse Helms (1921-2008), U.S. senator from North Carolina from 1973 to 2003
  • Jesse L. Helms (1909-1982), American politician
  • Johannes Helms (1828-1895), Danish writer and headmaster
  • John Henry Helms (1874-1919), United States Marine and a recipient of the Medal of Honor
  • Johnny Helms (1935-2015), American jazz trumpeter
  • J. Lynn Helms (1925-2011), President of Piper Aircraft Corp. and Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration
  • Laili Helms, the Taliban's best-known advocate in the West before the 9/11 attacks
  • Mike Helms (born 1982), American former basketball player
  • Paul Helms (1889-1957), founder of the Helms Bakery and co-founder of the Helms Athletic Foundation
  • Richard Helms (1913-2002), CIA Director from 1966 to 1973
  • Richard Helms (naturalist) (1842-1914) German-born Australian naturalist
  • Susan Helms (born 1958), US Air Force lieutenant general and astronaut
  • Tommy Helms (born 1941), American former Major League Baseball player and manager
  • Wes Helms (born 1976), American Major League Baseball player, nephew of Tommy Helms
  • William Helms (died 1813), US Representative from New Jersey and Revolutionary War officer
Helms (disambiguation)

Helms is a surname. It may also refer to:

  • Helms Athletic Foundation
  • Helms Bakery, an industrial bakery in California from 1931 to 1969
  • Helmsburg, Indiana, an unincorporated community also known as Helms
  • Helms Creek, California
  • Helms Formation, a geologic formation in Texas

Usage examples of "helms".

Thus they traced, and traversed, and hewed on helms and hauberks, and cut away many cantels of their shields, and either wounded other passing sore, so that the hot blood fell freshly upon the earth.

And then they both forthwithal went to the stone, and set them down upon it, and took off their helms to cool them, and either kissed other an hundred times.

Jones and Helms had not been interested in education or the rat race of the corporate world.

But Jones and Fitzgerald Helms both found themselves out of that game.

The dishwasher had looked on the point of orgasm when he detonated the chunks of explosive taped to his own chest, leaving no portion of his body intact to resurrect as a Servant, and not much of Fitzgerald Helms either.

Jones knew he could never find another friend like Helms, and he didn't bother to try.

He had made no real friends—Jones had festered with the death of his comrade Helms even after two years, and it was his own damned fault.

Everything he had followed, all the training, the patrols—the ethics for which Fitzgerald Helms had been killed—all because Nathans wanted to play power games.

Fitzgerald Helms would have been proud of him, so proud he would not have needed to say anything—Helms and Jones had enough rapport to dispense with all that.

So then they dressed on their helms and put on their shields, and mounted upon their horses, and took the broad way towards Camelot.

And then they rushed together like two boars, and laid on their helms and shields long time, by the space of three hours, that never man could say which was the better knight.

Then Sir Lamorak and he smote down many knights, and raced off helms, and drove all the knights afore them.

Then he pulled out his sword, and smote about him on the right hand and on the left hand, and raced off helms and pulled down knights, that all men marvelled of such deeds of arms as he did, for he fared so that many knights fled.

And this meanwhile Sir Tristram rode through the thickest of the press, and smote down knights on the right hand and on the left hand, and raced off helms, and so passed forth unto his pavilions, and left Sir Palomides on foot.

And see, said they all, how many knights he smiteth down with his sword, and of how many knights he rashed off their helms and their shields.