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What does Hilton mean?

Hilton Pronunciation of Hilton [hilton] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Hilton is "hill settlement". Place name and surname from hyll tūn. Hotelier Conrad Hilton.

Associated with: old english, hill (mountain), surname.


Hilton has 1 variant: Hylton.

Affiliated boy name: Hill.

Creative forms:
(male) Holtton, ..

(female) Hilen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hilton Jagger (H.J.), ..

How popular is Hilton?

Hilton is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#1031 out of 1220, Top 84%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#1139 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Hilton reached its highest position of #566 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Hill is the only other prominent alternative form of Hilton appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Hilton reached its most widespread a century ago (adoption of 0.01%), but now, the version Hilton has become less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hilton, Hill in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Hilton is alike in pronunciation to Hallton, Halten and Halton. Other recommended names are Allton, Alton, Belton, Bolton, Chilton, Colton, Dalton, Delton, Dillon, Dilon, Eilon, Ellton, Elton, Felton, Fulton, Galton, Gillon, Gilon, Gilson, Haldan, Halden, Hamilton, Holden, Horton, Huston, Hutton, Kelton, Kolton, Linton, Litton, Millton, Milten (see Milton), Miltin (see Milton), Milton, Mylton (see Milton), Nilson, Riston, Salton, Tildon, Tilton, Vinton, Walton, Welton, Wilson, Wilton and Winton. These names tend to be less commonly used than Hilton.

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