near an area that was near a hill. Hilbun is a
surname, which was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill.
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
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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.
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