The distinguished German surname Vonhall is derived from the Old High German "halla," meaning "hall" or "manor." This name was probably originally borne either by someone who lived near a large house, or by someone who was employed at a hall or manor.
Early Origins of the Vonhall family
The surname Vonhall was first found in Baden, where the family was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
Early History of the Vonhall family
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Vonhall Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Hall, Halland, Hallandsfar, Hallay, Hallberg, Halle, Hallegg, Hallenaut, Haller, Hallermund, Hallersdorf, Hallerstein, Halletius, Halleux, Hallez, Hallmann and many more.
Early Notables of the Vonhall family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Vonhall family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Egram Hall, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1730; Christian Henr. Hall, one of the Hessian troops in the American War for Independence who settled in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1781.