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