English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Haile

Historical Forms

  • Hale c.1180 Hesley 1584 FF
  • (al. Hele in Copeland) 1479 Pat
  • Hayll t.Hy8 AOMB
  • Hayle 1569 FF
  • Haille 1584 ib


'Nook, corner,' v. h(e)alh. Cf. Hale Grange (We).