Halla Family History
Halla Name Meaning
Finnish: habitational name from a farm so named from halla ‘frost’ by extension ‘fallow field’ referring to its location. Established as a surname since the 19th century in southwestern Finland. Adopted also as an ornamental name by Finns with Swedish names during the name-changing campaigns of the early 20th century (compare Laine ). Germanized form of Polish Hała or Hala . The surname Halla is also found in Poland. Czech: variant of Hala . The surname Halla is also found in Slovakia.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press