Halle Family History
Halle Name Meaning
German and English: variant of Hall . French (also Hallé): topographic name from Old French halle ‘covered market’ from halla ‘covered room’. French Canadian (Hallé): altered form of French Halay a variant of Hallay itself a variant of 2 or a habitational name from a place so named in Loire-Atlantique. Compare Hallee and Halley . Dutch: from a pet form of an ancient Germanic name with the first element hadu ‘battle strife’ (compare Haling ) or perhaps a cognate of 5 below. In some cases possibly also Flemish (Van Halle): habitational name for someone from any of several places called Halle Hall or Hal. Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from the city of Halle in Saxony Germany.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022