Meaning and Name Origin
Hiram \hi-ram\ as a boys' name is pronounced HYE-rum. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Hiram is "most noble". From Achiram. Biblical: the king of Tyre, a contemporary of King David and King Solomon. Sculptor Hiram Powers.
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. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Hiram for boys. Hiram reached its top position of #165 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the boy name Hiram and related names. The only other prominent alternative form of Hiram appearing in the Top 1000 is Hyrum. These boy names were at the top of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 and are now much less popular, with the version Hiram becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A suggested similar baby name is Harm. This name tends to be less frequently used than Hiram.