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Hal Meaning


What does Hal mean?

The name Hal is of English origin.

The meaning of Hal is "home ruler, ruler of the estate".

Hal is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 3 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Hal.

The Given Name Hal

Hal is a diminutive of Henry. See Henry for further details.

Embraced by many parents, the name Hal, is one of warmth and strength.

A special name that is sure to be loved.

Although unique, your little fearless Hal, is sure to make it a memorable one.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Hal Greer, Hal Holbrook, and Hal Newhouser.

Hal Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 3,700 in baby name popularity for boys with 29 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 5,607 in baby name popularity for boys with 16 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Hal has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Hal Name Popularity Page.

Hal Related Names

Hal is a diminutive of Henry.

Famous Hals

  • Hal Greer ~ Basketball Player
  • Hal Holbrook ~ Actor
  • Hal Newhouser ~ Baseball Player

Hal Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Hal.

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Hal Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Hal in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Hal.

Just for fun, see the name Hal in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Hal in Nautical Flags page.