When Samuel Hill was christened on 30 October 1794, in Oundle, Northamptonshire, England, his father, Benjamin Hill, was 26 and his mother, Susannah Carter, was 21. He died in 1833, in his hometown, at the age of 39, and was buried in Oundle, Northamptonshire, England.
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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