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Hilaire History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms




Early Origins of the Hilaire family


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.

Early History of the Hilaire family


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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.

Early Notables of the Hilaire family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Hilaire family to the New World and Oceana


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.

Contemporary Notables of the name Hilaire (post 1700)


  • Gerald St. Hilaire, American politician, Mayor of Gardner, Massachusetts, 2007 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Dan St. Hilaire, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 2008 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Joseph-Pierre Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953), British (French-born) poet, historian, Catholic apologist, and essayist
  • Hilaire Benoît Reynaud, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, August 27) Hilaire Reynaud. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  • Hilaire Neveu (1839-1913), Canadian farmer and politician who represented Joliette in the Canadian House of Commons from 1889 to 1891
  • Hilaire Chardonnet (1839-1924), French chemist

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, August 27) Hilaire Reynaud. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html


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