When Robert Hill was born about 1852, in White, Tennessee, United States, his father, James Anderson Hill, was 30 and his mother, Mahulda Greer, was 24. He lived in Justice Precinct 6, Collin, Texas, United States in 1880. He died in Texas, 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.