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What does Hi mean?

Hi /hi/ as a boys' name. Hi's root is Hebrew, and the name Hi means "my brother is exalted". Hi is a variant form of Hiram (Hebrew): from Ahiram.


Hi has 1 variant: Hy.

Hi has 1 more different relation via Hiram: Hirom.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Hazi, Him, ..

(female) Hida, Hire, ..

How popular is Hi?

Hi is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#60706 out of 150436, Top 40%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Hi and affiliated names. Hiram (#1568 in recent rankings) is the only popular alternative form of Hi (unlisted) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Hirom, are seldom used. This form of Hi was favored as a baby name during 1880-1889 (#165) and is now much less popular, with Hiram becoming somewhat dated. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hiram in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Hi is pronounced similarly to Hai, Hew, Hewe, Hewie, How, Howe, Howie, Huey, Hugh, Huw and Jo. Another suggested similar name is Si. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hi.