What does Hillel mean?
Hillel /hil-lel/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Hillel is "greatly praised". Sometimes used as homage to the first-century Jewish scholar Rabbi Hillel.
Hillel has 1 feminine form: Halleli.Kreatif forms: Halel, Helel, Hulel. [more]
How popular is Hillel?
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. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Hillel for boys. Hillel has yet to be listed in the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A recommended similar baby name is Hiller. Like Hillel, this name is not commonly used.