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Hillegas Early Origins



The surname Hillegas was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Hillegas Spelling Variations


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Hillegas Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Hille, Hiller, Hillen, Hillers, Hilles, Hillebrandes, Hillebrands, Hillebrandt, Hildebrant, Hilldebrant, Hillegeer, Hilleberg, Hillsköld and many more.

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Hillegas Early History


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Hillegas Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hillegas research. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1549, 1628, 1697, and 1790 are included under the topic Early Hillegas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hillegas Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hillegas Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hillegas Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Fred Hillegas, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1727
  • Leopold Hillegas, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1730
  • Adam Hillegas, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Mich Hillegas, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1745
  • Peter Hillegas, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1745
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hillegas (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hillegas (post 1700)



  • Howard Clemens Hillegas (1872-1918), American author, newspaper war correspondent, and newspaper editor
  • Shawn Patrick Hillegas (b. 1964), American former Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher who played from 1987 to 1993
  • Michael Hillegas (1729-1804), American 1st Treasurer of the United States (1775-1789), his portrait appeared on the ten-dollar gold certificate in the series issued in the years 1907 and 1922

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    2. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    10. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    11. ...

    The Hillegas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hillegas 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 11 February 2015 at 11:40.

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