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Hallett Genealogy and Hallett Family History Information

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  • Abigail Alden (c.1644 - 1725)
  • Andrew Hallett, Sr. (1572 - 1649)
    Andrew Hallett Sr. was born in 1572 in Symondsbury, Dorsetshire, England and died in 1649 in his town of birth. He married Beatrix Knote on December 18,1598 in , Symondsbury, Dorsetshire, England. Andr...
  • Andrew Hallett, Jr. (1615 - 1683)
    The Hallett family has descended through the lines of the ancient Anglo Saxon culture. Their name comes from having lived in the county of Kent where they were known as the dwellers at the hall or mano...
  • Andrew Hallett, III (1607 - 1684)
    ANDREW HALLETT--Page 1 "A good reputation is more valuable than money." Publilius Syrus (~100 BC)--Maxims Andrew Hallett Jr. was the colonial everyman. Otis characterizes him as a quiet, peaceful man...

About the Hallett surname

The first users of the surname Hallett date back to the Anglo Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Hallett family lived in the county of Kent where they were known as the dwellers at the hall or manor. Hallett derives from the Anglo-Norman French personal name Alard, itself coming from the Old Germanic Adelard, composed of the Germanic elements "adal", meaning noble, plus "hard", meaning hardy, brave or strong. Hallett can also be a variation of the surname Hallitt. This is a surname of Anglo - French or possibly Germanic - Saxon origins.

Variations: Adlard, Allard, Ellert, Hallard, Hallatt, Hallitt, Hallot, Haylett, Hollett

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