Hillesheim Family History
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Hillesheim Name Meaning
German (northern and central) and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name from the city of Hildesheim or from any of several places named Hillesheim in Hesse and the Rhineland. The place name is probably from the genitive case of a personal name derived from a short form of the various Germanic compound names with a first element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’ + Old High German heim ‘homestead’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Oppenheim, Hillestad, Hiller, Hille, Millstein, Nesheim, Nettesheim