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What does Hillier mean?

Hillier Pronunciation of Hillier [hilli-er] as a boys' name has its root in Old German, and the name Hillier means "hard warrior". Hillier is an alternate form of Hillard (Old German).

Associated with: warrior.


Hillier has 1 variant: Hillyer.

1 more relation via Hillard: Hilliard.

Creative forms:
(male) Halier, Haller, ..

(female) Hillina, Hillise, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hillier Leighton (H.L.), ..

How popular is Hillier?

Hillier is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#10578 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Hilliard and Hillard are the prominent variation forms of Hillier (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Hillier was common a century ago (median #910). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hillard, Hilliard in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Hillier is pronounced similarly to Helier, Heller, Hilaire, Hilar and Hiller. Other suggested similar names are Aillmer (see Aylmer), Ailmer (see Aylmer), Allger, Allmer, Ayllmer (see Aylmer), Billie, Colier, Collier, Collyer, Didier, Dizier (see Desiderio), Ellger (see Alger), Ellmer, Fielder, Filmer, Fuller, Gillies, Gilmer, Hallberg, Halldor, Halle, Hallem, Hallen, Halley, Hallie, Hallsey (see Halsey), Hallverd (see Halvard), Hallvor, Halver, Harlie, Havier, Henlie, Hilarie, Hill, Hillary, Hillel, Hillery, Hilliary, Hillie, Hillierd (see Hilliard), Hilly, Hillyard, Hillyerd (see Hilliard), Hjalmer, Hollis, Holliss, Hollister, Keller, Loller, Miller, Muller, Myller (see Miller), Olliver, Pallmer (see Palmer), Quiller, Silver, Tellfer (see Telford), Villiers, Vollker, Waller, Wilber, Wilder, Willie, Willmer and Wilmer. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hillier.

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