Halse Family History
Halse Name Meaning
English (Devon): topographic name denoting someone living on a neck of land (from Middle English atte halse ‘at the neck’) or a habitational name from either of two places in Devon and Somerset named Halse from this word. English: from Middle English hals ‘neck’ (Old English heals) denoting someone with a distinctive neck. Norwegian: habitational name from any of the three farmsteads in the county of Møre og Romsdal. The farmsteads are so named from the Old Norse dative singular of hals ‘neck’ referring to a neck of land or a ridge between two valleys.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022