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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

Hiller Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Hiller, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Jacob Hiller, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765

Hiller Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Hiller, who landed in Mobile County, Ala in 1840
  • Samuel Hiller, aged 26, arrived in Mobile County, Ala in 1843
  • Albert Hiller, aged 28, landed in Mobile County, Ala in 1843
  • Christian F Hiller, who landed in Maryland in 1844
  • 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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    3. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    4. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    8. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
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    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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