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Gender: M Meaning of Hallam: "at the rocks" Origin of Hallam: English surname

A relatively rare English place and surname, Hallam could make a distinctive but usable boy's name. Hallam was the surname of the beloved Cambridge friend whose death Alfred, Lord Tennyson, mourns in his famous poem In Memoriam. A.H.H. Tennyson's eldest son, whom he named Hallam, became a Governor-General of Australia.

There was a silent screen actor named Hallam Cooley, and a 2007 Scottish film titled Hallam Foe, with Jamie Bell playing the lead character.

Famous People Named Hallam

Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson, son of poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson and second Governor-General of Australia
Hallam Cooley, American silent film actor
Hallam Robert Hope, English footballer

Pop Culture References for the name Hallam

Hallam Holland, character on TV's "Upstairs, Downstairs"
"Hallam Foe," 2007 British movie
Sheffield Hallam University, school in Yorkshire, England