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Hill (girl)

What does Hill mean?

Hill Pronunciation of Hill [hill] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Hill) is of Latin derivation, and Hill means "cheerful, happy". Hill is an alternate form of Hilary (Latin).

Associated with: cheerful (joy).


4 alternative forms via Hilary: Hillary, Hillery, Hillie and Hilly.

Creative forms:
(female) Hell, Hiley, ..

(male) Hiley, Hili, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hill Tia (H.T.), ..

How popular is Hill?

Hill is an unusual given name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#41 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Hilary and Hillary (#1586 the previous year) are the popular alternative forms of Hill (not in Top 2000). Other forms, like Hilly, are uncommon. These relations of Hill were popular 23 years ago (median #182) and have become much less common since, with versions such as Hilary becoming less in vogue. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Hill is pronounced similarly to Halle, Helle, Hille and Holle. Other recommended names are Bell, Dell, Doll, Gaill, Gill, Gull, Haily, Hala, Hali, Halli, Hally, Hella, Hiba, Hilal, Hilda, Hilde, Hildi, Hildy, Hilma, Hind, Holli, Holly, Jill, Jyll, Moll, Nell, Poll and Teill. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hill.

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