Hamill Family History
Hamill Name Meaning
Scottish (Lanarkshire): of Norman origin a habitational name from Haineville or Henneville in Manche France named from the ancient Germanic personal name Hagano + Old French ville ‘settlement’. English (Lancashire): nickname for a maimed person or someone with a distinctive scar from Middle English Old English hamel ‘mutilated scarred’. Irish (Ulster): according to MacLysaght a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÁdhmaill ‘descendant of Ádhmall’ which he derives from ádhmall ‘active’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022