Anglo-Saxon names to come from Britain, Hillsdon is one of the most ancient. The name is a result of the original family having lived in Buckinghamshire, where the Hillsdon family was associated with the remote hilltop parish of Hillesden.
Early Origins of the Hillsdon family
Buckinghamshire, where evidence suggests they held a family seat before the Norman Conquest.
Early History of the Hillsdon family
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Hillsdon Spelling Variations
hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Hillsdon has been spelled many different ways, including Hillersdon, Hillersden, Hillesden, Hillesdon, Hillsden, Hillsdon, Hilsdon, Hilsden, Hilden, Helden, Hildon and many more.
Early Notables of the Hillsdon family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hillsdon family to Ireland
Some of the Hillsdon family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Hillsdon family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Hillsdon Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Hillsdon (post 1700)
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