Hillier Family History
Hillier Name Meaning
English (Wiltshire and Surrey): occupational name for a roofer from Middle English hil(l)ier hul(li)er hel(li)er ‘roofer slater tiler’ agent nouns from the Middle English verb hil(i)en hel(i)an hul(i)en ‘to put a roof on; cover with a roof’. French: from the personal name Hillier a vernacular form of Hilaire (see Hillary ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022