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What does Hilly mean?

Hilly Pronunciation of 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)



RELATED FORMS VIA HILARY Hilar, Hill, Hillary, Hillery, Hilliary

(male) Hely, ..

(female) Hili, ..

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?

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)

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

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

Similar Names

Hilly is alike in pronunciation to Hailey, Haily, Haley, Hali, Halley, Hallie, Hawley, Hawly, Hayley and Heli. Other suggested similar-sounding 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.

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