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Origin and popularity of the name HILLIER

Origin

Hillier : 1: English (Wiltshire and Surrey): occupational name for a roofer from Middle English hil(l)ier hul(li)er hel(li)er ‘roofer slater tiler’ agent nouns from the Middle English verb hil(i)en hel(i)an hul(i)en ‘to put a roof on; cover with a roof’.2: French: from the personal name Hillier a vernacular form of Hilaire (see Hillary).

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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    Variants of name HILLIER

    ILLIER ILIER HILIER ILLIET ILIET YLIET ISIER