When Rebecca Hill was born on 12 June 1873, in Lauderdale, Alabama, United States, her father, William Bunn Hill, was 45 and her mother, Rebecca Barnett, was 40. She died on 2 July 1873, in her hometown, at the age of 0, and was buried in Antioch, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States.
English: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, from Middle English hill, hell, hull ‘hill’ (Old English hyll). Compare Hiller . This surname is also very common among African Americans.
English: possibly in some cases from the personal name Hille, a pet form of some name such as Hilger or Hillary .
German: from a short form of Hildebrand or any of a variety of other names, male and female, containing ancient Germanic hild ‘battle’ as the first element.
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