Hallie

Hallie originated as a nickname for Harriet, the English form of Henriette, the French diminutive of Henri, the French male form of Henry meaning “home ruler” composed from Germanic elements heim (home) and ric (power, ruler). Hallie is also a surname made up from Old English heall (hall; residence) and lēah (wood, meadow, clearing) essentially meaning “dweller at the hall by the meadow”, a locational name for…

Sally

Sally originated as a nickname for Sarah, a Hebrew female name meaning “lady, princess, noblewoman” which comes from Hebrew root word sarar (to rule, to be princely) from sar (chief, ruler, prince, captain, chieftain, official) which seems to be a cognate of Akkadian šarru (king). Sally is also a surname with several possible meanings: it could have originated as a variant of Sawley, the…

Salazar

Salazar comes from a Spanish surname, a habitional name for someone who came from a place called Salazar. It’s made up from Spanish sala (hall) and Basque zahar (old) meaning “old hall” or “dweller at the old hall”. Nicknames: Sal Origin: Proto-Indo-European, Basque Variants: Zaraitzu (Basque)