An English surname which kind and forgiving. The meaning goes back to the Vikings they felt those who worked the big eating halls should be thought of with kindness.
In England in the Lincolnshire county the numbers with surname of Hall is very high. Scotland also many individuals with the Hall surname. In the United States the Hall surname is mostly in Texas, Georgia, New York, Kentucky, California, Virginia, Illinois and Pennsylvania.
Famous: Adam Hall (professional hockey player), Stephen G. Hall (scientist), Ann Hall (actress), Edward Smith Hall (Australian editor & entrepreneur of the 19thcentury), Henry Hall (professional boxer), Jerry Hall (model and actress), Marie Hall (English violinist) and Howard Tracy Hall (inventor of synthetic diamonds).