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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hello

Hello is a salutation or greeting in the English language. It is first attested in writing from 1826. ... Hello is alternatively thought to come from the word hallo ( 1840) via hollo (also holla, holloa, ... Hosanna!), may be the ultimate origin of the word.

www.nytimes.com/1992/03/05/garden/great-hello-mystery-is-solved.html

Mar 5, 1992 ... ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL invented the telephone. But Thomas Alva Edison coined the greeting. The word "hello," it appears, came straight ...

www.npr.org/sections/krulwich/2011/02/17/133785829/a-shockingly-short-history-of-hello

Feb 17, 2011 ... Alexander Graham Bell hoped people would answer the phone with the word " ahoy." His rival, Thomas Edison favored another greeting — we ...

www.merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/the-origin-of-hello

It may be true that OK is the most spoken word on the planet, but hello is a good candidate for the English word that most people learn first. The word is so ...

www.snopes.com/language/eponyms/hello.asp

Did greeting 'Hello' enter the language because it was the surname of ... certainly exist words that began their linguistic lives as people's names, hello does not belong in ... Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922) invented the telephone in 1876.

www.quora.com/Was-Hello-the-name-of-Alexander-Graham-Bells-wife

No. This is a popular hoax on internet. Mabel Hubbard was Bell's girlfriend who he later marries ... Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of Telephone decided to use that word as a greeting on phone. People didn't like it. Thomas Edison, while ...

creative.sulekha.com/hello-is-name-of-girlfriend-of-graham-bell-who-invented-telephone_511254_blog

Hello is name of girlfriend of Graham Bell who invented telephone ! ... Shri Akaal , etc. when we greet someone, instead of Hello while answering our phone? .... The word "hello," it appears, came straight from the fertile brain of the wizard of ...

www.pitara.com/science-for-kids/5ws-and-h/who-invented-hello

Alexander Graham Bell, who invented the telephone in 1885, never liked 'hello' and ... Webster's dictionary kept printing 'hello' as a greeting word even as ...

www.hoaxorfact.com/history/hello-is-the-name-of-girlfriend-of-graham-bell-who-invented-telephone-facts.html

Jan 1, 2016 ... There are some claims that Edison coined the word Hello, but that is not the case, because the word Hello itself turns up in a number of places ...