When Elizabeth Hill was born in 1835, in Penryn, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, her father, Nicholas Hill, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Stephens, was 33. She lived in St Gluvias, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Saint Mary Matfelon, Stepney, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1851.
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.