Hils Family History
Hils Name Meaning
German:: topographic name for someone who lived near a stand or grove of holly from a dialect form of German hülse ‘holly’ (Ilex aquifolium). This is also the name of a range of wooded hills near Hildesheim. Compare Hulst . from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name with hild ‘fight battle’ as the first element. This surname is also found in France (Alsace).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022