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Hilyard Surname Origin

Anciently Hildheard. Hild, in Saxon, is a hero or heroine, as Hildebert, illustrious hero, and heard, in the same language, a pastor or keeper.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.


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