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Hilaire Early Origins



The surname Hilaire was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where they were formerly seated in the barony of Saint Hilaire de Sancto Hilario. The first of the name was James de Sancto Hilario who held the castle of St.Hilaire about the year 1100. James, who was the son of Harsculf de St.James who also held the castle of St.Hilaire, was the first to adopt the name of his castle for his surname. Saint Hilaire du Harcourt is in Manche in the arrondissement of Mortain, the canton of St. Hilaire du Harcourt.

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Hilaire Spelling Variations


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Hilaire Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: St. Hilaire, Saint Hilaire, Hilaire, St-Hillaire, Saint-Hillaire, St-Hillier, Saint-Hillier, St-Hylaire, Saint-Hylaire, St-Hilary, Saint-Hilary, D'Hilaire and many more.

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Hilaire Early History


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Hilaire Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hilaire research. Another 132 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1373 and 1412 are included under the topic Early Hilaire History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hilaire Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hilaire Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hilaire Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jean St.Hilaire, who settled in New Orleans in 1757; Alexandre Allaire, who settled in New York in 1686; Catherine Allaire, who settled in Carolina in 1695.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hilaire (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hilaire (post 1700)



  • Gerald St. Hilaire, American politician, Mayor of Gardner, Massachusetts, 2007
  • Dan St. Hilaire, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 2008

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    2. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
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    The Hilaire Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hilaire Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 21 October 2015 at 10:04.

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