The surname Hall can be of English,German or Scandinavian in origin.The name Hall derives from the Old English heall,’hall’,and it denoted a ‘worker at the hall’;the Old High German for the name was Halla and the Old Norse,Holl.In some cases the name may be a habitational one derived from the towns so named,in particular Halle in the south-west corner of Germany.Hall is a name that appears to be derived from residence in,or near a large house but can also be a metonym for an occupational surname.Hall ‘manor house or principal room in the manor house’ may also refer to the servant of the hall.The surname is common in England and Scotland which bears witness to the importance of the hall as a feature of the medieval village.The Halls of the Scottish Borders were one of the most notorious of the great riding clans of that turbulent region.The riding clans were families that lived by a specific social order,the economy of which was sustained by the rustling of cattle and livestock.The name dates as far back as the twelfth century,were a Walter de la Halle is recorded in historical archives.Notabl… Coat of arms: Or a chevron beween three demi-lions rampant azure, on a chief as …
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