Halle

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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Halle

"Halle" is a name of Scandinavian origin, and it means "Heroine". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A city in the Saxony region of Germany on the Saale River; a member of the Hanseatic League during the 13th and 14th centuries
Wiktionary
  1. A city in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.
  2. A female given name.

Halle was also found in the following language(s): German

Notable Persons Named Halle

Halle Berry is an actor, model (people), film producer, actress, and model. Her ongoing career started in 1989. Halle was given the name Maria Halle Berry on August 14th, 1966 in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.

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Halle Tanner Dillon Johnson was a scientist in the field of internal medicine. Halle was given the name Halle Tanner in Pittsburgh. She left this life on April 26th, 1901.

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Halle is an afro pop music, reggae, and dancehall singing and singer-songwriter. She was most active from 2004 to present. Halle was given the name Halle Grace Ihmordu on December 17th, 1986 in Edo (state). Halle is also known as Halle, Halle Grace, and Ihmordu.

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Halle was born on August 5th, 1969.

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Halle was born on May 4th, 1920.

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Halle was born on February 18th, 1937.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Halle

Sylvia was given the name Sylvia von Halle on March 28th, 1894 in Hamburg. She died on June 4th, 1963.

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Bruce was born on May 27th, 1930 in Springfield, Massachusetts, US.

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Morris Halle is a scientist in the fields of phonology, morphology (linguistics), and generative grammar. Morris was born on July 23rd, 1923 in Liepāja.

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Gunnar Halle is a soccer player for the Strømmen IF, Larvik Turn, Lillestrøm SK, Oldham Athletic A.F.C., Leeds United F.C., Bradford City A.F.C., Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C., and Norway national football team. Gunnar was born on August 11th, 1965 in Larvik.

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She holds the title Miss Universe Great Britain 2012 and Miss Universe Great Britain2012. Holly was born Holly Halle on November 28th, 1990 in Swansea.

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Hiram J. Halle was a businessman. Hiram was born in 1867. He passed away in 1944.

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How popular is the baby name Halle in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1948 5 5 0
1952 6 6 0
1957 6 6 0
1958 7 7 0
1960 5 5 0
1961 5 5 0
1962 8 8 0
1963 6 6 0
1964 6 6 0
1965 8 8 0
1966 18 18 0
1967 12 12 0
1968 19 19 0
1969 14 14 0
1970 22 22 0
1971 20 20 0
1972 13 13 0
1973 19 19 0
1974 10 10 0
1975 19 19 0
1976 10 10 0
1977 15 15 0
1978 9 9 0
1979 13 13 0
1980 16 16 0
1981 16 16 0
1982 13 13 0
1983 17 17 0
1984 18 18 0
1985 26 26 0
1986 31 31 0
1987 24 24 0
1988 16 16 0
1989 27 27 0
1990 21 21 0
1991 26 26 0
1992 87 87 0
1993 286 286 0
1994 298 298 0
1995 306 306 0
1996 378 378 0
1997 372 372 0
1998 430 430 0
1999 584 584 0
2000 639 639 0
2001 638 638 0
2002 971 971 0
2003 919 919 0
2004 807 801 6
2005 735 735 0
2006 626 626 0
2007 617 617 0
2008 619 619 0
2009 549 549 0
2010 529 529 0
2011 467 467 0
2012 449 449 0
2013 405 405 0
2014 363 363 0
2015 301 301 0
2016 278 278 0
2017 274 274 0

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Popularity of Halle as a first name

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Popularity of Halle as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Halle U.S.
  White 88.09% 64.26%
  African American 4.90% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.04% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.38% 16.26%

Of Last Name Halle

People with the last name Halle are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Halle

  • How Popular is the name Halle? Halle is the 2,126th most popular name of all time. As a last name Halle was the 17,823rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Halle have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 13,453 babies born with the first name Halle in the United States. That's more than enough people named Halle to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Halle? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1948 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Halle first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Halle is Monday, December 27th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Halle born? The highest recorded use of the first name Halle was in 2002 with a total of 971 babies.
  • Random Halle Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Halle ranks 92nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Utah. Imagine that, 48 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Halle: Your name in reverse order is Ellah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lleah. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Halle? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,570 people with the last name Halle.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Halle? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Halle as their last name since less than 1 person in 189k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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