Spelling variations of this family name include: Hill, Hille, Hyll, Hills and others.
First found in Worcestershire, where one line is descended from the De Montes of Castlemorton in Worcestershire.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Edward Hill, who settled in Virginia in 1623; Joan Hill, who immigrated to St. Christopher in 1635; Henry Hill, who came to Bermuda in 1635; John Hill, who settled in the Barbados in 1654.
(Above is a small excerpt from our 1800 word history)
Motto Translated: Advance.
Suggested Readings for the name Hill
"Blue Ridge Mountain Kinfolks: A Record of Ancestors, Descendants, and Relatives of the Author and Wife, Including Fisher-Gilbert-Hall-Hartley-Hill-Kirby-Lawson Families" by Larry King, "Genealogy of Thomas Hill and Rebecca Miles; English Ancestors, Maryland Emigrants, Kentucky Pioneers, Americans, U.S.A." by Mary Louise Donnelly.
Some noteworthy people of the name Hill
* James Jerome Hill (1838-1916), Canadian-born American railway magnate
* John Boynton Philip Clayton Hill (1879-1941), American politician, U.S. Representative from Maryland
* Grant Hill, American basketball player
* Archibald Hill (1886-1977), English physiologist
* Damon Hill, English F1 driver
* Octavia Hill (1838-1912), English social reformer
* Norman "Graham" Hill (1929-1975), English Formula1 driver
* Sir Rowland Hill (1795-1879), originator of the penny postage in Britain
* David Octavius Hill (1802-1870), Scottish photographer
* Alfred Hill (1870-1960), prominent Australian composer
* Graham Hill (1929-1975), racing driver and world champion
* Chief Boatswain Edwin Joseph Hill, who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1941
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