Hyler History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The name Hyler is of Anglo-Saxon origin and came from when a family lived in Somerset. As a local name, it was derived from the local at the hill-garth. The name could also have been an occupational name for a hellier who was a roofer, tiler or thatcher.
Early Origins of the Hyler family
The surname Hyler was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Important Dates for the Hyler family
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Hyler Spelling Variations
Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Hyler family name include Hilliard, Hildyard, Hillard, Hildheard and others.
Early Notables of the Hyler family (pre 1700)
Notables of the family at this time include Sir Christopher Hildyard (d. 1602), whose tomb is in Church of St. German in Winestead, as well as a Hildyard, Sheriff of...
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Hyler migration to the United States
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Hyler surname or a spelling variation of the name include :
Typical Hyler Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America
Hyler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Christian Hyler, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844 
- M Hyler, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 
Contemporary Notables of the name Hyler (post 1700)
- Adam Hyler (1735-1782), German privateer and whaleboat captain during the American War for Independence
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