What does Hillel mean?
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]
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. 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)
Thinking of names?
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.