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Multiple Origins for the Surname Hiller


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Hiller Early Origins



The surname Hiller 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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Hiller Spelling Variations


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Hiller 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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Hiller Early History


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Hiller Early History



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

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Hiller Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hiller Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hiller 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:

Hiller Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Martha Hiller, who landed in Virginia in 1657 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Hiller Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Hiller, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Jacob Hiller, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Hiller Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Hiller, who landed in Mobile County, Ala in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Samuel Hiller, aged 26, who arrived in Mobile County, Ala in 1843 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Albert Hiller, aged 28, who landed in Mobile County, Ala in 1843 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Christian F Hiller, who landed in Maryland in 1844 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Albert Hiller, who settled in Alabama in 1845
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hiller Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • A. Prescott Hiller, aged 38, who emigrated to the United States from London, in 1903
  • Amelia Hiller, aged 14, who landed in America from London, in 1904
  • Alfred Hiller, aged 17, who emigrated to America from Degerloch, Germany, in 1905
  • Anna Hiller, aged 25, who emigrated to the United States from Ennsdavk, Germany, in 1913
  • Alfred Hiller, aged 20, who landed in America from Berlin, Germany, in 1913
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hiller (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hiller (post 1700)



  • Arthur Hiller OC (1923-2016), Canadian-born, American television and film director, President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (1993-1997) recipient of the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award in 2002
  • Colette Hiller, American actress who starred on film, theatre and television
  • Stanley Hiller Jr. (1924-2006), American pioneering developer of the helicopter
  • Lejaren Arthur Hiller (1924-1994), American composer
  • Charles Joseph Hiller (1934-2004), American professional baseball player in Major League Baseball
  • Tim Hiller (b. 1986), American football quarterback
  • William P. Hiller, American politician, U.S. Collector of Customs, 1875-81
  • John F. Hiller, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Schoharie County, 1835
  • John Hiller, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 2008
  • Hiram M. Hiller (d. 1895), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1868
  • ... (Another 14 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Hiller


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Suggested Readings for the name Hiller



  • Descendants of Jonathan Hiller: From Old Dutchess to Chatauqua County, New York with Extensive Background History and Lineages on All Collateral Lines by Helen Traver Anderson.

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Hiller Family Crest Products


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Citations


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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)

Other References

  1. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  2. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  4. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
  5. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  6. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
  7. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
  8. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  9. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
  10. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
  11. ...

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

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