Halstead Surname Origin
(Locality). A town in Essex, England, from Hals, as given above, and sted, a place. Holsted, a town in North Jutland, that is, the low place; Hol, Dutch, hollow, and stead, a place: a house or town in a hollow place.
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.
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