Family name origins & meanings
- Swedish (Hillén) : ornamental name composed of an unexplained first element + the adjectival suffix -én, from Latin -enius.
- Dutch and North German : from the personal name Hillin, a derivative of a Germanic personal name formed with hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’ as the first element.
- Scottish and northern Irish : variant of Hilling.
- English : variant of Hillian.