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Hilarie (girl)

What does Hilarie mean?

Hilarie Pronunciation of Hilarie [hi-lar-ie] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Hilarie) is of Latin derivation, and the name Hilarie means "cheerful, happy". Hilarie is an alternate form of Hilary (Latin).

Associated with: cheerful (joy).


Hilarie has 5 variants: Hilairie, Hilaria, Hillary, Hillery and Hilliary.

6 more related forms via Hilary: Hilaire, Hilarion, Hillie, Ilari, Ilaria and Ilario.

Creative forms:
(female) Halarie, Helarie, ..

(male) Hilarle, Hilarry, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hilarie Nechama (H.N.), ..

How popular is Hilarie?

Hilarie is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Hilarie is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Hilaria, Hilary and Hillary (#1586 last year) are the popular varying forms of Hilarie (not ranked). Other variants, like Hilliary, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Hilarie was well-received among parents 2 decades ago (usage of 0.2%) and is now significantly lower, with forms like Hilary becoming less in vogue. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Ailie, Aillie, Allerie, Allfrie, Billie, Carie, Cesarie, Charie, Clarie, Clarrie, Delanie, Elanie, Eulalie, Flavie, Florie, Gillie, Glorie, Hadarit (see Hadara), Hailie, Haillie, Halie, Hallie, Harlie, Harrie, Heladia, Helaine, Helodie, Henrie, Hilal, Hilde, Hildi, Hildie, Hildred, Hille, Hittie, Hollie, Huldie, Jillie, Jomarie, Karie, Lilie, Lillie, Malanie, Malorie, Marie, Melanie, Millie, Milzie, Pelagie, Samarie, Sarie, Sharie, Silkie, Silverie, Silvie, Tildie, Tillie, Valarie, Valerie, Vallarie, Vallrie (see Valerie), Valorie and Willie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hilarie.

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