× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright 2000 - 2016


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.

Close

Hilbun Spelling Variations


Expand

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.

Close

Hilbun Early History


Expand

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.

Close

Hilbun Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

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.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

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

Close

Contemporary Notables of the name Hilbun (post 1700)


Expand

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
  • Harlan Hilbun, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1944

Close

Hilbun Family Crest Products


Expand

Hilbun Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



    Other References

    1. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    6. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    10. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    11. ...

    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.

    Sign Up

      


    FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
    House of Names on Facebook
    Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
    Houseofnames on Pinterest