Halley Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Hallie:
Transferred use of the English surname meaning "dweller at the hall meadow." The name is derived from the Old English elements heall (hall, gathering place) and lēah (wood, meadow, clearing).
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Halley started as a surname meaning "dweller at the hall meadow."
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Sir Edmund Halley
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Halley Wolowitz, baby daughter of Howard Wolowitz and Bernadette Rostenkowski on the television series, "The Big Bang Theory". She was named after Halley's comet because her father had gone into space.
Someone Like You - Sarah Dessen - Main character is called Halley.
"Halley Came to Jackson" - A song about comet Halley.