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Halliday Surname History
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- Halliday spelling & pronunciation
Halliday Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Halliday can be complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Halliday may be in dispute based on whether the family name originated naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a professional trade, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).
Halliday Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Halliday come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these craft-based last names can be a profession in a different language. This is why it is important to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Halliday originate from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".
Halliday Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Family names like Halliday change in their spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages across time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Halliday were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Halliday. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Halliday family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.
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Halliday Family Tree
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- Anna Halliday
- Isabella Devlin (MS Halliday) 1854 - ?
- Mary Halliday Halliday Hallada Halladay 1684 - ?
- Ebenezer Halliday Halliday Halladay 1675 - 1679
- Abigail Halliday Halliday halladay 1692 - ?
- Aaron Halliday 1694 - ?
- Isaac Halliday Halliday halladay 1690 - 1690
- Walter Of Halliday, "The Minstrel" Master of Revels 1453 - 1500
- Thomas Halliday 1400 - ?
- Isabella McDowell Halliday 1607 - 1658