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The lineage of the name Hilburn begins with the Anglo-Saxon tribes in Britain. It is a result of when they lived in the county of Gloucestershire near an area that was near a hill. Hilburn is a topographic surname, which was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill.

Hilburn Early Origins



The surname Hilburn 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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Hilburn Spelling Variations


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Hilburn Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Hilburn has undergone many spelling variations, including Hilborne, Hilborn, Hillborn, Hilburn, Hilbourne and others.

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Hilburn Early History


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Hilburn Early History



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

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Hilburn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hilburn Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration



To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Hilburn were among those contributors: John Hilborn settled in Philadelphia in 1871; Charles Hilbourn settled in Philadelphia in 1804.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hilburn (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hilburn (post 1700)



  • Sammy Hilburn (b. 1952), American professional baseball player
  • Mark Hilburn (1913-1975), American saxophone and clarinet player, founder of Mark Hilburn and His Orchestra, inventor of the Hilburn Development System for developing black and white photographs
  • Wiley Wilson Hilburn Jr., (1938-2014), American journalist, Chairman of the Department of Journalism at Louisiana Tech University (1968-2009)
  • Robert Hilburn (b. 1939), American pop music critic and author

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    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    8. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    9. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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    The Hilburn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hilburn 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 22 April 2017 at 07:10.

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