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Hill Surname Origin

(Origin Scottish and English) One who lives on or near a hill, derived from Old English hyll. German. A corruption of German hild meaning battle.


Source: A dictionary of English and Welsh surnames : with special American instances. ; Bardsley, Charles Wareing Endell,. London. H. Frowde. 1901.



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