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pinWhat does Hilliard mean?

Hilliard /hil-liard/ as a boys' name is of Old German and Old English origin, and the meaning of Hilliard is "battle guard; yard on a hill". Also a place name. Football player Ike Hilliard.


Hilliard has 5 variants: Hiller, Hillierd, Hillyard, Hillyer and Hillyerd.

Related boy name: Hillard.

Kreatif forms: Haliard, Halliard, Heliard. [more]

pinHow popular is Hilliard?

Hilliard is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#1675 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name statistics of Hilliard for boys. Hilliard entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its apex position of #731 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

The only other prominent varying form of Hilliard is Hillard. These forms of Hilliard reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (median #865) and have become less popular since, with the form Hilliard becoming less stylish.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Hilliard, Hillard in U.S.

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

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Hilliard is alike in pronunciation to Hallward and Halward. Other suggested similar baby names are Aliard, Allard, Ballard, Cillian, Ellard, Gaillard, Gaillhard, Gallard, Galliard, Gillian, Hallford, Hallvard, Hallverd, Halvard, Halwerd, Hilaire, Hilar, Hilarid, Hilary, Hillary, Hillery, Hilliary, Hillie, Hillier, Hulbard, Killian, Millar, Millard, Millerd, Millford, Millward, Milward, Pollard, Villard, Villiers, Willard, Willerd, William, Williams and Willmar. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hilliard.