What does the name Hill mean?
Hill is thought to be an English surname (where it is still the 36th most prevalent name in the country), which has derived from a geographic origin. This surname is believed to refer to someone who lived at or on a hill. Less commonly, it can be a diminutive of Hillary.
The earliest occurrence of the Hill surname in our family history documents is from 1430, and we currently have 4,503,715 records where Hill appears.
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Typical jobs for Hills
Hard-working people, the Hills. 4138 worked in domestic service, according to the 1901 Census.
Where most Hills lived
In the 1900s, you’d probably bump into a Hill in London.
Hills’ criminal history
How do we put this... Not all Hills were angels, apparently. We found 4160 in criminal records.
Hills in World War I
According to the World War I records, 6109 Hills served in the First World War.