Meaning:Battle stronghold; Yard on a hill
Once a surname from England and Europe, Hilliard makes a handsome personal name with Old English and Old High German origins. As a German name, Hilliard derives from Hildegard, a heroic title meaning “battle stronghold,” ideal for the rambunctious tot who stands brave through adversity. Hilliard’s English roots reveal it as a topographical surname derived from Hildheard, meaning “yard on a hill,” used for people from hill settlements throughout England. Whether baby makes home feel safe and secure, or their charm holds them high above the hilltops, Hilliard is a lofty choice for your natural-born warrior.
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