Hall Name Meaning

English, Scottish, Irish, German, and Scandinavian: from Middle English hall (Old English heall), Middle High German halle, Old Norse holl all meaning ‘hall’ (a spacious residence), hence a topographic name for someone who lived in or near a hall or an occupational name for a servant employed at a hall. In some cases it may be a habitational name from places named with this word, which in some parts of Germany and Austria in the Middle Ages also denoted a salt mine. The English name has been established in Ireland since the Middle Ages, and, according to MacLysaght, has become numerous in Ulster since the 17th century.

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List of People with Surname Hall

According to our database, there are a total of 61,165 people with the surname Hall. Among these people surnamed Hall, there are about 7,731 unique names, with an average of 7 people who have the same name. Melanie Hall, Audrey Hall and Dean Hall are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Hall, with 204, 186 and 167 people respectively.

Moreover, we found that Texas has the largest number of people surnamed Hall, with a total of 5,489 people, and there are a total of 2,843 unique names among these people. Florida is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Hall, with a total of 4,859 people and an average of 2,639 unique names.