Name Hilary

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Hilary

The first name Hilary is ♀ female and ♂ male.

Origin of Hilary

Hilary is a Medieval English variant of the names Hilaria and Hilarius, which are of Latin origin. First, Hilary was primarily a masculine name, but today it is predominantly a girl’s name.

Meaning of Hilary

Hilary means “cheerful” (from Latin “hilarus”).

Pronunciation of Hilary

Hilary in the categories

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Name Statistic: Hilary is ranked #6331 overall ↓↓ -636

  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 2378 ↓↓ -305
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 2394 ↓↓ -675
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 3355 ↓↓ -364
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 3961 ↓↓ -546
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 4038 ↓↓ -667
  • 🇫🇷 France: 5328 ↓↓ -554
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 5648 ↓↓ -189
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 5684 ↑↑ 225
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 6104 ↓↓ -894
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 6751 ↓↓ -462
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 7809 ↓↓ -928
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 8084 ↓↓ -1173
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 8762 ↓↓ -688
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 9262 ↓↓ -327
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 10676 ↑↑ 396
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 10707 ↓↓ -885
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 11265 ↑↑ 214
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 13358 ↓↓ -165
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 13677 ↓↓ -243


Name Hilary

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