Halstead Name Meaning

habitational name from any of the various places bearing this name, for example in Essex (Haltesteda in Domesday Book), Kent, and Leicestershire, all of which are probably named from Old English h(e)ald ‘refuge’, ‘shelter’ + stede ‘site’, or possibly Hawstead in Suffolk, which has the same origin. However, the name is now most frequent in Lancashire and Yorkshire, where it is from High Halstead in Burnley, named as the ‘site of a hall’, from Old English h(e)all ‘hall’ + stede ‘place’. occupational name for someone employed at ‘the hall buildings’, Middle English hallested, an ostler or cowhand, for instance.

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List of People with Surname Halstead

According to our database, there are a total of 3,650 people with the surname Halstead. Among these people surnamed Halstead, there are about 605 distinct names, with an average of 6 people who have the same name. Robert Halstead, David Halstead and James Halstead are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Halstead, with 45, 30 and 30 people respectively.

Besides that, we found that California has the largest number of people surnamed Halstead, with a total of 344 people, and there are a total of 234 distinct names among these people. Florida is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Halstead, with a total of 319 people and an average of 202 distinct names.