Hild History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The distinguished German surname Hild is derived from the German personal name "Hildebrand," which is composed of two elements: "hild," derived from the Old High German "hilja," meaning "fight" or "battle," and "brand," derived from the Old High German "brant," meaning "fire" or "sword."

Early Origins of the Hild family

The surname Hild was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century, the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation. The Hild family was also seated at Ruckhofen in the Ratisbonne.

Important Dates for the Hild family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hild research. Another 129 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1530, 1756, 1614, 1684, 1668 and 1745 are included under the topic Early Hild History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hild Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Hidlebrand, Hildebrandt, Hildeprand, Hildeprandt, Hiltebrande, Hiltebrand, Hillenbrand and many more.

Early Notables of the Hild family (pre 1700)

Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hild Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hild migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hild Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Chr Hild, who landed in America in 1750-1753 [1]
  • Henr Hild, who landed in America in 1750-1753 [1]
  • Peter Hild, who arrived in America in 1750-1753 [1]
  • Elisabeth Hild, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]
  • Andreas Hild, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1774 [1]
Hild Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Mina Hild, who landed in North America in 1832-1849 [1]
  • Michael Hild, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1844 [1]
  • John Hild, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844 [1]
  • Johann Peter Hild, who landed in Galveston, Tex in 1845 [1]
  • Johannes Heinrich Hild, who arrived in Galveston, Tex in 1845 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Hild (post 1700)

  • Oscar Hild, American politician, Social Democratic Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 9th District, 1901, 1904 [2]
  • József Hild (1789-1867), Hungarian architect

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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