Hallam

August 17, 2015 § Leave a comment

ORIGIN:
An English last name, meaning “at the rocks”, “at the nook”, “from the hills”, or “remote valley”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Hal, Hall, Hallum, Halm, Halum.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Middle name of Jethro Hallam Creighton (b. 1852), the young boy through whose eyes we view the events of Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt (1964; set during the American Civil War, 1861-1865).

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