Hallas Family History
Hallas Name Meaning
Greek: possibly a nickname for someone slow from Albanian hala ‘yet still’. Compare Chalas . Americanized or Germanized form of Polish Hałas ‘noise’ or Czech and Slovak Halas 3 ‘uproar’. This form of the surname is also found in Poland and Czechia but it is very rare. Americanized or Germanized form of Hungarian Halász ‘fisherman’ (see Halasz ) and of its Slovak Slovenian Croatian and other Slavic variants (see Halas ). English (Yorkshire): variant of Hallows . Norwegian (Hallås): variant of Halås (see Halas ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press