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Thill Early Origins



The surname Thill was first found in Austria, where the name became noted for its many branches within the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied and enrolled by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family. Chronicles first mention Hans Tiller of Fuessen in the Allgaeu region in 1524, and Onimuss Tiller aus dem Tyll from the same region in 1580.

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Thill Spelling Variations


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Thill Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Till, Til, Thill, Tille, Tile, Thille, Tiller, Tillert, Thiller and many more.

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Thill Early History


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Thill Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Thill research. Another 234 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1753 and 1795 are included under the topic Early Thill History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Thill Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Thill Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Thill 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 or some of its variants were: Alexander Till, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1729; as well as Niclaus Till, his wife Anna Maria During, and their six children, who settled in Carolina in 1737..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Thill (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Thill (post 1700)



  • Lewis Dominic Thill (1903-1975), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 5th District, 1939-43; Defeated, 1942, 1944 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • David W. Thill, American politician, Representative from Michigan 8th District, 1976 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  3. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
  5. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
  6. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
  7. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
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The Thill Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Thill 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 22 October 2015 at 14:00.

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