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Hillery (girl)

What does Hillery mean?

Hillery Pronunciation of Hillery [hillery] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Hillery) is a Latin name, and Hillery means "cheerful, happy". Hillery is an alternate spelling of Hilary (Latin).

Associated with: cheerful (joy).


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

4 more different relations via Hilary: Hilaire, Hill, Hillie and Hilly.

Creative forms:
(female) Halery, Helery, ..

(male) Hilleel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hillery Joan (H.J.), ..

How popular is Hillery?

Hillery is a rare first name for women but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#17296 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Hilaria, Hilary and Hillary (#1586 from recent data) are the prominent related forms of Hillery (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Hillery reached its most widespread 23 years ago (adoption of 0.2%) and has become much reduced since, with forms 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 Hillery and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Allfry (see Alfreda), Billey, Hadley, Haeley, Hailey, Haley, Halle, Halleli, Halley, Hally, Harley, Hayley, Hedley, Helle, Hellee, Hellen, Hellena, Hellene, Hilde, Hildy, Hille, Holle, Hollee, Holles, Holless (see Hollis), Holley, Holly, Lilley, Mallary, Mallery, Mallory, Tilley, Valery, Vallery and Vallory. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hillery.

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in meaning and etymology.