First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Halla

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  • A submission from Canada says the name Halla means "Unexpected gift" and is of African origin.
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Halla means "Unexpected gift".
Other origins: English

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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Halla


Her most notable accomplishments were from 2002 to 2002. Halla was born Halla Vilhjálmsdóttir on January 30th, 1982 in Reykjavík. Halla is also known as Hatla Williams, Halla Williams, and Halla Koppel.


Halla was born on April 23rd, 1964.


Halla Ayla is a in the fields of painting and photography. Halla was born Halla Ayla in 1957 in Baghdad.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Halla

Martin was born on June 4th, 1988 in Norway.


Paul Halla was a soccer player for the SK Sturm Graz, Grazer AK, SK Rapid Wien, and Austria national football team. Paul was born on April 10th, 1931 in Graz. He left this life on December 6th, 2005.


Josephj was born on June 2nd, 1814 in Prague. He left this life on January 12th, 1887.



John Halla was a baseball player. John was born on May 13th, 1884 in St. Louis. He breathed his last breath on September 30th, 1947.


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International Interest for Halla

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Popularity of Halla as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Halla

  • How Popular is the name Halla? Halla is the 22,032nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Halla have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 293 babies born with the first name Halla in the United States. That's more than enough people named Halla to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Halla? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1987 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Halla first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Halla is Saturday, March 18th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Halla born? The highest recorded use of the first name Halla was in 1997 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Halla: Your name in reverse order is Allah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahlal. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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