Last name: HILLIARD

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HILLIARD : This last name is indexed 52,319 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HILLIARD : English (southeastern England and Midlands):: 1: variant of Hillier with excrescent -d. Compare Hillard Heller and Hellard.2: of Norman origin from the Middle English female personal name Hildiard Holdiard Anglo-Norman French forms of ancient Germanic Hildigard Hildiardis from hild ‘battle’ + gard ‘protective enclosure yard’. Either this or the name above was brought to Ireland from Yorkshire in the 17th century.

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