Name: Halley

Origin and Meaning of the Name Halley

  • Meaning:
    Hall, enclosure
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Hall
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (HAL ee)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Halley)
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Miscellaneous Info for Halley

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    A surname with two likely origins. Halley is both a diminutive of Hall from the French language and an Old English surname, likely referring to a place name. This place is unknown however.

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