[ 1 syll. ha-le, hal-e ] The baby boy name Hale is also used as a girl name. It is pronounced as HHey-L †. Hale is an English and Hawaiian name of Old English and Germanic origin. Old English origin, English use: It is from the element 'halh' meaning nook, retreat. The first name is derived from the surname, which is itself from a place name.
In addition, Hale is a variant of the name Hallan (English).
Hale is also a variant of the name Harald (German and Scandinavian) in the Hawaiian language.
Hale is also a variant of the name Harry (English) in the Hawaiian language.
See also the related category germanic (german).
Hale is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Among the group of boy names directly linked to Hale, Harry was the most frequently used in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Hale: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"