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Hall Surname Origin
(Locality) Derived from various words for large house, usually used to signify someone who lived in or worked in a hall or manor house. Also possibly be an old Norse word for boulder, slope. someone who lived on a slope.
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.
Hall Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Hall family history than the origin of your surname:
A Hall Family History Thought:
'We are all omnibuses in which our ancestors ride, and every now and then one of them sticks his head out and embarrasses us.' --Oliver Wendell Homes