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The Anglo-Saxon name Hilbun comes from when the family resided in the county of Gloucestershire near an area that was near a hill. Hilbun is a topographic surname, which was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill.

Hilbun Early Origins



The surname Hilbun was first found in Gloucestershire 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.

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Hilbun Spelling Variations


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Hilbun Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Hilbun has been recorded under many different variations, including Hilborne, Hilborn, Hillborn, Hilburn, Hilbourne and others.

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Hilbun Early History


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Hilbun Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hilbun research. Another 232 words (17 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hilbun History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hilbun Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hilbun Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hilbun 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



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Hilbun or a variant listed above:

Hilbun Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Hilda Hilbun, aged 33, who emigrated to Warren, Pa., in 1924

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hilbun (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hilbun (post 1700)



  • Benjamin Franklin Hilbun (1890-1963), American academic, President of the Mississippi State College (1953-1960)
  • Henry Hilbun, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1940 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Harlan Hilbun, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1944 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Hilbun Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  2. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  5. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  8. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  10. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
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The Hilbun Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hilbun 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 20 January 2016 at 10:07.

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