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There are 513,143 people with the Hall surname on MyHeritage.com
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Where do people with the Hall surname come from:
USA
 (65%)
Great Britain
 (23%)
Canada
 (5%)
Australia
 (2%)
New Zealand
 (0.9%)
Ireland
 (0.8%)
Sweden
 (0.4%)
South Africa
 (0.2%)
France
 (0.1%)
Germany
 (0.1%)
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The meaning of the name Hall:
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.
Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, Mar 2003
Most popular first names with surname Hall:
Elizabeth Hall   George Hall   Hannah Hall   Henry Hall   James Hall   Jane Hall   John Hall   Joseph Hall   Margaret Hall   Mary Hall   Richard Hall   Robert Hall   Sarah Hall   Thomas Hall   William Hall  
Family sites on MyHeritage with the last name Hall:
HALL Web Site, 45 members
HALL FAMILY - OKLA Web Site, 37 members
hall Web Site, 34 members
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