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Hiller Name Meaning

Southern English: topographic name for someone living by a hill. See Hill 1. German: metronymic from Hille, a pet form of the female personal name Hildegund (see Hilke). North German, Frisian, and Dutch: from a masculine personal beginning with the Germanic element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’. German: variant of Hüller (see Huller).

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


Similar surnames: Heller, Hilmer, Hillen, Hille, Holler, Huller, Hilger, Tiller, Haller

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Hiller Family Origin

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Hiller Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Hiller occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Hiller's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hiller family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hiller.

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Hiller Historical Records

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Hiller Life Expectancy

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