Hils Name Meaning

German (Lower Rhine-Westphalia) and French (Alsace): topographic name for someone who lived near a stand or grove of holly, from a dialect form of hülse ‘holly’ (Ilex aquifolium). Compare Hulst. This is also the name of a range of wooded hills near Hildesheim. from a short form of a Germanic personal name with hild ‘fight’, ‘battle’ as the first element.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hill, Hiss, Hild, Hilt, Hitz, Ris, Hilke, Hall, Fils, Zins

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Hils Family Origin

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Hils Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Hils occupation in the UK was Labourer. 100% of Hils's were Labourers.

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Between 1963 and 2004, Hils life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hils in 1963 was 81, and 62 in 2004.

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