What does Hillard mean?
Hillard [hillard] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Hillard is "hard warrior".
Associated with: warrior.
(male) Halard, Hallard, ..
(female) Hilhar, Hilla, .. Middle name pairings:
Hillard Jabari (H.J.), ..
How popular is Hillard?
Hillard is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#5424 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Hillard reached its highest rank of #821 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Hilliard is the only other popular varying form of Hillard. Adoption of these relations of Hillard was well-received in the 1900s (median #910).
Hillard is alike in pronunciation to Hallward, Halward, Halwerd, Hillierd, Hillyard and Hillyerd. Other recommended names are Adalard, Adelard, Adellard, Adlard, Alard, Alhard (see Allard), Allard, Allerd (see Ellard), Aylward, Ballard, Einhard, Ellard, Gaillard, Gaillhard (see Gaillard), Gallard, Galliard, Gilford, Girard, Halford, Hallam, Hallford, Hallvard, Hallverd (see Halvard), Halvard, Halverd, Harland▼, Harvard, Hazard, Hazzard, Herlad, Hilaire, Hilal, Hilar, Hilaria, Hilarid, Hilarie, Hilario, Hilary, Hill, Hillary, Hiller, Hillery, Hilliary, Hillie, Hilly, Howard▼, Howland, Hubbard, Hulbard (see Hulbert), Hulburd (see Hulbert), Milford▼, Millar, Millard▼, Millerd, Millward, Milward, Pollard, Pollerd (see Pollard), Pollyrd (see Pollard), Rickard, Riobard, Riocard, Sigvard, Siward, Tilford, Villard, Wilford▼, Willard▼ and Willerd. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hillard.See names in meaning and etymology.