Hiller Family History
Hiller Name Meaning
German: metronymic from Hille a pet form of the female personal name Hildegund (see Hilke ). German: from a masculine personal beginning with the ancient Germanic element hild ‘strife battle’. German: variant of Hüller (see Huller ). German: habitational name for someone from Hille (Westphalia). English: topographic name from Middle English hiller heller huller ‘dweller on the hill’ (compare Hilling ). This type of formation where the suffix -er is added to a topographic term is mainly found in southern England especially in Hampshire Sussex and Surrey. English: variant of Hillier .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press