× 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 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."

Hild Early Origins



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.

Close

Hild Spelling Variations


Expand

Hild Spelling Variations



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

Close

Hild Early History


Expand

Hild Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hild research. Another 257 words (18 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.

Close

Hild Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Hild Early Notables (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.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



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
  • Henr Hild, who landed in America in 1750-1753
  • Peter Hild, who arrived in America in 1750-1753
  • Elisabeth Hild, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Andreas Hild, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1774

Hild Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mina Hild, who landed in North America in 1832-1849
  • Michael Hild, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1844
  • John Hild, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844
  • Johann Peter Hild, who landed in Galveston, Tex in 1845
  • Johannes Heinrich Hild, who arrived in Galveston, Tex in 1845
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Close

Contemporary Notables of the name Hild (post 1700)


Expand

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
  • József Hild (1789-1867), Hungarian architect

Close

Hild Family Crest Products


Expand

Hild Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



    Other References

    1. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    2. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    5. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    6. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    11. ...

    The Hild Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hild 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