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What does Hildreth mean?

Hildreth Pronunciation of Hildreth [hil-dreth] as a girls' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Hildreth is "battle counselor".

Associated with: battle.


Hildreth has 1 variant: Hildred.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Hildreth Isla (H.I.), ..

How popular is Hildreth?

Hildreth is an uncommonly occurring first name for females but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#4468 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Hildreth entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its peak rank of #1247 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hildreth name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hildreth outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. Hildred is the only other popular varying form of Hildreth. Adoption of these forms of Hildreth was widespread among parents 115 years ago (usage of 0.01%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hildreth, Hildred in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Ailith, Aldith, Arleth, Eidith, Eidyth (see Edith), Eilith, Elsbeth, Elspeth, Hilaire, Hilaria, Hilarie, Hilarion, Hilary, Hilda, Hilde, Hildemar, Hildi, Hildie, Hildy, Hille, Hillery, Hillie, Hinde, Holde (see Holda), Huldah, Huldie, Liesbeth (see Elisabeth), Lilibeth, Lilith, Lillith, Lilybeth, Lisabeth, Lisbeth, Liseth, Lizabeth, Lizbeth, Lizeth, Lizveth, Margreth and Mildred. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hildreth.

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