Halle is the most popular form of the name Hallie in the USA, inspired by American actress Halle Berry (born Maria Halle Berry in 1966). Berry's parents got the name Halle from Halle's Department Store which was a popular landmark in Cleveland, OH where she was born. The name of the department store comes from the German surname of its founders, Halle, which is derived from Germanic elements meaning "manor; hall."
See Also: Hallie, Hally
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