Hiller History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Hiller family

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.

Important Dates for the Hiller family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hiller research. Another 99 words (7 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.

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.

Early Notables of the Hiller family (pre 1700)

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Hiller migration to the United States

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]
Hiller Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Joseph Hiller, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • Jacob Hiller, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765 [1]
Hiller Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Thomas Hiller, who landed in Mobile County, Ala in 1840 [1]
  • Samuel Hiller, aged 26, who arrived in Mobile County, Ala in 1843 [1]
  • Albert Hiller, aged 28, who landed in Mobile County, Ala in 1843 [1]
  • Christian F Hiller, who landed in Maryland in 1844 [1]
  • 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 immigrated 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 immigrated to America from Degerloch, Germany, in 1905
  • Anna Hiller, aged 25, who immigrated 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.)

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 [2]
  • John F. Hiller, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Schoharie County, 1835 [2]
  • John Hiller, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 2008 [2]
  • Hiram M. Hiller (d. 1895), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1868 [2]
  • ... (Another 14 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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 2015, November 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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