What does Halle mean?
Halle /hal-le/ as a girls' name (also used less generally as boys' name Halle) is pronounced halley. It is of Scandinavian origin. Name made famous by actress Halle Berry. She was supposedly named after the Halle Brothers department store.
How popular is Halle?
Halle is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#14314 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Halle for girls. Halle entered the list in 1993 and reached its peak position of #316 in the U.S. in the year 2002, and is presently at #773. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Hayley (#520 2 years ago), Hallie (#586) and Harriet are the popular alternative forms of Halle (#773 2 years ago). Usage of these relations of Halle reached its highest in the year 2002 (usage of 0.5343%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.2803%, ▼47.5%). Hayley is the longstanding favorite, and Hallie is now less popular. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Halle and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Halle▼ is pronounced similarly to Helle, Hill, Hille and Holle. Other suggested similar baby names are Haeley, Haelie, Haely, Hailea, Hailee▼, Hailey▲, Hailie▼, Haillie, Haily, Hala, Halah, Halea, Haley▲, Hali▼, Halia, Halie▼, Halli, Hally, Haylea, Haylee▲, Haylie▼, Hazle, Hella, Hellee, Hillie, Hilly, Hollee, Holley, Holli▼, Hollie▼, Holly▲, Hollye and Kalle. These names tend to be more frequently used than Halle.