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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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