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old english (anglo-saxon)

Hall is a family name of English origin but has Scottish Heritage, from the Old English (Anglo-Saxon) “heall”, meaning “someone who lived in or worked in a hall or manor house”. The surname of Hall originates in 1090 AD when Lincolnshire nobleman Arthur FitzWilliam changed his name to Arthur Hall to distinguish himself from his older brother of the same name. Hall can also be an anglicized surname of Dutch, German or Swedish origin.

hall M English