Hailes Family History
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Hailes Name Meaning
Scottish: habitational name from Hailes in Lothian, originally in East Lothian, named from the Middle English genitive or plural form of hall ‘hall’. English: habitational name from Hailes in Gloucestershire, which is named from an old British river name meaning ‘polluted’. Compare Welsh halog ‘dirty’. English: variant spelling of Hales.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press