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Hillel /hil-lel/ as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Hillel is "praise". Biblical name. Sometimes used as homage to the first-century Jewish scholar Rabbi Hillel, the Elder of Babylon.


Hillel has 1 feminine form: Halleli.

Kreatif forms: Halel, Hallel, Holel. [more]

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Hillel is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#136783 out of 150436, Top 91%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Shown below is the birth name statistics of Hillel for boys. Hillel has yet to be listed in the Top 1000 so far. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Hillel name in U.S.

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

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Hillel is alike in pronunciation to Hilal. Other recommended similar baby names are Airel, Airyel, Bille, Dillen, Fidel, Gillen, Gilles, Gilley, Hagley, Hale, Halen, Halle, Hallem, Hallen, Halley, Hallsey, Hallsy, Halten, Hamel, Hamlen, Haniel, Hanlee, Hansel, Hanyel, Hanzel, Harlea, Harley, Harrel, Haskel, Havel, Hawley, Hayley, Hedley, Helier, Heller, Henlee, Heshel, Hevel, Hilar, Hildy, Hill, Hiller, Hillery, Hillie, Hillier, Hillierd, Hilly, Hillyer, Hillyerd, Hilton, Hollis, Holmes, Howel, Howlen, Hulme, Huxlea, Huxley, Kimbel, Lindel, Lionel, Michel, Mikael, Mikel, Mikkel, Millen, Miller, Niel, Nikhel, Videl, Villem, Willem, Willes, Willet and Willey. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hillel.