What does Hilly mean?
Hilly [hilly] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Hilly) has its root in Latin, and Hilly means "cheerful, happy". Hilly is an alternate spelling of Hilary (Latin): English version of Latin Hilarius.
ASSOCIATED WITH cheerful (happy)
VARIANT HillieCREATIVE FORMS
(male) Hely, Hilah, ..
(female) Hili, Hilley, .. MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Hilly Monroe (H.M.), ..
How popular is Hilly?
Hilly is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Hilly is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Hillery, Hillary, Hill and Hilary are the popular variation forms of Hilly (NOT RANKED). These forms of Hilly were favored as birth names 105 years ago (ADOPTION OF 0.01%). (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)
Hilly is alike in pronunciation to Hailey, Haily, Haley, Hali, Halley, Hallie▼, Hawley, Hawly, Hayley and Heli. Other suggested similar names are Billy▼, Birly, Cully, Hadly, Hagly, Hall, Halle, Hallsy, Halsy, Hanly, Harly, Hedly (see Hedley), Hilal, Hildy, Hillel, Hiller, Hillyer, Hurly, Huxly, Kelly▼, Linly, Philly, Reilly, Ridly (see Ridley), Riply (see Ripley), Risly (see Risley), Rolly, Sully, Tully, Wally and Willy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hilly.See names in meaning and etymology.