Robert Hall

9 January 1751–
Wirksworth, Derby, England

The Life of Robert

When Robert Hall was christened on 9 January 1751, his father, William Hall, was 31 and his mother, Hannah Crichlow, was 27.

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William Hall
1720–
Hannah Crichlow
1724–
Robert Hall
1751–
John Hall
1753–

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Name Meaning

English, Scottish, Irish, German, and Scandinavian: from Middle English hall (Old English heall), Middle High German halle, Old Norse hōll all meaning ‘hall’ (a spacious residence), hence a topographic name for someone who lived in or near a hall or an occupational name for a servant employed at a hall. In some cases it may be a habitational name from places named with this word, which in some parts of Germany and Austria in the Middle Ages also denoted a salt mine. The English name has been established in Ireland since the Middle Ages, and, according to MacLysaght, has become numerous in Ulster since the 17th century.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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