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Hilaire (girl)

What does Hilaire mean?

Hilaire Pronunciation of Hilaire [hi-laire] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Hilaire) is of Latin derivation, and Hilaire means "cheerful, happy". Hilaire is a French form of Hilary (Latin).

Associated with: cheerful (joy).


8 relations via Hilary: Hilairie, Hilaria, Hilarie, Hilarion, Hillary, Hillery, Hilliary and Hillie.

Creative forms:
(female) Helaire, Hilair, ..

(male) Hilaia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hilaire Dalary (H.D.), ..

How popular is Hilaire?

Hilaire is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular last name for all people (#20995 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Hilaria, Hilary and Hillary (#1586 via latest list) are the popular alternative forms of Hilaire (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. These forms of Hilaire were favored 23 years ago (usage of 0.19%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.01%, 97%), with versions such as Hilary becoming less in vogue. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hilaria, Hilary, Hillary in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hilaire and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Adaire, Allaire, Almire (see Almera), Blaire, Blayre, Claire, Clare, Clayre, Elvire, Hailie, Haillie, Halie, Hallie, Helaina, Helaine, Heloise, Hilal, Hilde, Hildi, Hildie, Hildred, Hille, Hittie, Hollie, Huldie, Humaira, Klaire, Klayre, Maire and Tiare. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hilaire.

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