Hillaker History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Hillaker family

The surname Hillaker was first found in Glasgow, where John Hillock was a witness in 1517. A few years later, John Hyllok was witness at Tuliboill in 1546 and Robert Hillock was listed in Drumlithie in 1601. [1]

The name can also be English, as Ragher Hilloc was listed in the Curia Regis Rolls of Norfolk in 1205. Over in Somerset, John Hillok was listed there in the Subsidy Rolls of 1327. Literally, the name means "dweller by the small hill," from a diminutive of the Old English word "hyll," meaning "hill." [2]

Early History of the Hillaker family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hillaker research. Another 69 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1546, 1627, 1767, 1829, 1767 and 1816 are included under the topic Early Hillaker History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hillaker Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Hillock, Hillick, Hilloch, Hillocks, Hyllock and many more.

Early Notables of the Hillaker family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family at this time was Sir John Hullock (1767-1829), Baron of the Exchequer, son of Timothy Hullock, a master weaver and proprietor of a timber-yard at Barnard Castle, Durham, born on 3 April 1767. In early life he is said to...
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Migration of the Hillaker family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Stephen and Rachel Hilloch who settled in New York State in 1822.



  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  2. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)


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