Family name origins & meanings
- English : variant of Hill 1.
- North German : from the personal name Hille, a pet form of Hildebrand.
- Dutch : from the place name ten Hulle, from hulle ‘hill’, found in many parts of the Netherlands.
- Norwegian : habitational name from any of several farmsteads in southwestern Norway, mostly on islands, named Hille, from Old Norse hilla ‘terrace’, ‘ledge’.