| Background: The most common origin of the surname Hill is as a topographic or place name for one who lives on or near a hill, derived from the Old English hyll. A corruption of the German hild, meaning "battle." From the medieval given name Hill, a short form of the personal name Hilary, from the Latin hilaris, meaning cheerful or glad.
Variations: Hill, Hille, Hyll, Hills, Lambhill.
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