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Hill

(Hille, Hell, Helle)
    Hill is an English place name which derives from the Old English word "hyll" (hill) and would have denoted one who dwelt on or near a hill. Less frequently used forms include Hille, Hell or Helle. Alternatively, the name could have come from a pet name for "Hillary". When the name is of German origin, it is a place name for the man from Heller, from the German heller (light).

    FAMILY MOTTO: AVANCEZ (French) - meaning "advance".




Hill Coat Of Arms
Hill Coat Of Arms
Hill Coat Of Arms

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