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What does Hippolyte mean?

Hippolyte Pronunciation of Hippolyte [hip-poly-te] as a boys' name is a Greek name, and the meaning of the name Hippolyte is "freer of horses". Hippolyte is a French form of Hippolytus (Greek): from Hippolytos.

Associated with: greek.


Hippolyte has 1 variant: Hippolit.

3 more relations via Hippolytus: Hipolito, Hippolitos and Hyppolytos.

1 feminine form: Hippolyta.

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Middle name pairings:
Hippolyte Aahil (H.A.), ..

How popular is Hippolyte?

Hippolyte is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#62046 out of 150436, Top 41%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent related form of Hippolyte (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 is Hipolito. Other forms, like Hippolitos, are uncommon. Adoption of this form of Hippolyte reached its apex in the 1970s (#1781). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hipolito in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Dionte, Hierome, Hillie, Hilly, Hillyer, Holt, Hoyce and Hoyt. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hippolyte.

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