Summerhill Family History
Summerhill Name Meaning
English: from the Old Norse female personal name Sumarhild from sumar ‘summer’ + hildr ‘battle’. English and Scottish (Lanarkshire): habitational name from any of various places called with Old English somer ‘summer’ + hyll ‘hill’ denoting a hill used for summer grazing such as Summerhill in Ashburton (Devon). In Scotland there is one such place in New Machar (Aberdeenshire) and another in Ayton (Berwickshire).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press