What does Halle mean?
Halle /hal-le/ [1 syll.] as a girls' name (also used less generally as boys' name Halle). Halle's root is Old German, and the meaning of the name Halle is "home leader". Halle is an alternate spelling of Hallie: feminine of Henry. Halle is also a form of Harriet (Old German).
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)
Hallie (#586 in 2014), Hattie (#590), Harriett, Harriet and Hali are the popular alternative forms of Halle (#773 in 2014). Usage of these girl names reached its highest during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.5757%) and is now much lower (usage 0.1752%, ▼69.6%), with forms such as Halle, Hallie, Hali, Harriet and Harriett falling out of style. 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 Hille and Holle. Other suggested similar baby names are Haeley, Haelie, Haely, Hailea, Hailee▼, Hailey▲, Haily, Hala, Halah, Halea, Haley▲, Halia, Halie▼, Hally, Haylea, Haylee▲, Hayley▲, Haylie▼, Hazle, Hella, Hellee, Hilly, Hollee, Holley, Holli▼, Hollie▼, Holly▲, Hollye and Kalle. These names tend to be more frequently used than Halle.