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What does Hilario mean?

Hilario Pronunciation of Hilario [hi-lario] as a name for boys has its root in Latin, and Hilario means "cheerful, happy". Hilario is a version of Hilary (Latin): English transcription of Latin Hilarius.

Associated with: cheerful (happy).


Hilario has 7 variants: Helario, Hilaria, Hilarie, Hillary, Hillery, Hilliary and Hilorio.

12 more alternative forms via Hilary: Halarien, Hilaire, Hilar, Hilarid, Hilarion, Hilarius, Hillie, Ilari, Ilaria, Ilario, Ilarion and Illario.

Creative forms:
(male) Halrio, Hilatio, ..

(female) Hilara, Hilaro, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hilario Jairo (H.J.), ..

How popular is Hilario?

Hilario is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#950 out of 1220, Top 78%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#11500 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Hilario reached its top rank of #1119 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Hillery, Hillary and Hilary are the prominent varying forms of Hilario. Other forms, like Hilliary, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Hilario reached its highest a century ago.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alerio, Biagio, Cesario, Damario, Dario, Demario, Eladio, Fidalio, Flavio, Hari, Harlo, Heladio, Helado (see Heladio), Hilal, Hillard, Hiro, Horacio, Horatio, Jemario, Lamario, Liberio, Lotario, Macario, Makario, Mario, Melacio, Melasio (see Melesio), Milesio, Nazario, Paladio, Rosario, Silverio, Silvio, Valerio and Vitorio. These names tend to be less commonly used than Hilario.

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