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Hale Surname Origin
(Origin Welsh) A moor; also, Hayle, a salt-water river.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Hale Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Hale Family History Thought:
'Genealogy: Tracing yourself back to people better than you are.' --John Garland Pollard