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What does Hillery mean?

Hillery Pronunciation of Hillery [hillery] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Hillery) is of Latin derivation, and the name Hillery means "cheerful, happy". Hillery is a variant form of Hilary (Latin): English version of Latin Hilarius.

Associated with: cheerful (happy).


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

5 more relations via Hilary: Hilaire, Hilar, Hill, Hillie and Hilly.

Creative forms:
(male) Halery, Hellery, ..

(female) Hillera, Hilleri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hillery Mikael (H.M.), ..

How popular is Hillery?

Hillery is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#17296 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Hillery was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its apex position of #1679 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Hillery appearing in the Top 2000 are Hillary, Hill, Hilary and Hilario. Usage of these forms of Hillery reached its apex during 1920-1929.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aimery, Diggery, Ellary, Ellery, Gilley, Hadley, Hagley, Hailey, Halberg, Halbert, Haley, Hallberg, Halle, Hallem, Hallen, Halley, Hallsey (see Halsey), Hallsy, Hallverd (see Halvard), Halsey, Halver, Halverd, Halwerd, Hanley, Harley, Hawley, Hayley, Hedley, Helier, Heller, Henley, Hildy, Hillard, Hillel, Hiller, Hilliard, Hillier, Hillierd (see Hilliard), Hillyard, Hillyer, Hillyerd (see Hilliard), Hulbert, Hurley, Huxley, Mallery, Mallory, Miller, Millerd, Valery, Willerd and Willey. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hillery.

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