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Hilly (girl)

What does Hilly mean?

Hilly Pronunciation of Hilly [hilly] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Hilly) is of Hebrew and Latin origin, and the name Hilly means "greatly praised; cheerful, happy". Hilly is an alternate spelling of Halleli (Hebrew): feminine of Hillel. Hilly is also a derivative of Hilary (Latin).

Associated with: cheerful (joy).

Variations

Hilly has 1 variant: Hillie.

4 more different relations via Halleli, Hilary: Hill, Hillary, Hillery and Hilliary.

Creative forms:
(female) Hely, Hinly, ..

(male) Hilah, Hilley, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hilly Mary (H.M.), ..

How popular is Hilly?

Hilly is a rare given name for women. Hilly is also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Hillary (#1586 last year) and Hilary are the popular related forms of Hilly (not ranked). These relations of Hilly were at the height of their popularity in the year 1992 (average #182) and have become much less widespread since (#1793, down 97.2%), with versions such as Hilary becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Hilly is pronounced similarly to Gila, Haeley, Haely, Hailea, Hailee, Hailey, Hailie, Haillie, Hala, Halah, Halea, Halia, Halie, Hallie, Hally, Hayley, Helia, Hella, Hellee, Hellia, Holley, Holli, Hollie, Holly and Hollye. Other suggested similar names are Ally, Bailly, Billy, Cally, Cilly, Colly, Delly, Dolly, Eily, Elly, Emilly, Gilly, Hadly, Halle, Harly, Hedly, Helle, Hilal, Hilda, Hilde, Hildi, Hildy, Hille, Hilma, Hitty, Holle, Jilly, Jully, Kally, Kelly, Lally, Lilly, Lily, Lolly, Mally, Melly, Milly, Molly, Nelly, Philly, Polly, Reilly, Sally, Tally, Tilly, Tully, Vally, Wally and Willy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hilly.

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