Type Surname (from given name)
Pronounced Pron. HILL-E-GUS; HILL-E-GAS [key]
Other Forms FormsHillegass
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Meaning & History
German: Variant of Hillegass from a variant of the Germanic personal name Hildegaud, composed of hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’ + got, of uncertain meaning (perhaps the same word as Goth).