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pinWhat does Hiram mean?

Hiram /hi-ram/ as a boys' name is pronounced HYE-rum. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Hiram is "my brother is exalted".

From Ahiram, or possibly a Phoenician name of unknown meaning. Biblical: the king of Tyre, a contemporary of King David and King Solomon. The name was used by the Puritans in the 17th century. Sculptor Hiram Powers.


Hiram has 5 variants: Hi, Hirom, Hy, Hyram and Hyrum.

Hiram has 1 more different relation via Ahiram: Achiram.

Kreatif forms: Haram, Harram, Heiram. [more]

pinHow popular is Hiram?

Hiram is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#666 out of 1220, Top 55%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Displayed below is the birth name history of Hiram for boys. Hiram was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its top position of #165 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Hiram name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted analysis of the history of the boy name Hiram and related names. The only other prominent alternative form of Hiram is Hyrum. These relations of Hiram were at the top of their popularity a century ago (usage of 0.52%) and are now much less common.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Hiram, Hyrum in U.S.

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

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Hiram is alike in pronunciation to Hierome. Other suggested similar baby names are Abram, Amram, Aram, Arram, Aviram, Avram, Baram, Bram, Byram, Cram, Doram, Eilam, Gilam, Gram, Ham, Harm, Hilal, Hilar, Hiro, Hirsh, Hirst, Hisham, Horaz, Joram, Karam, Kram and Liam. These names tend to be less frequently used than Hiram.