Meaning and name origin
Hiram \hi-ram\ as a boy's 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 popular first name for males (#666 out of 1220, Top 55%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Hiram for boys. Hiram reached its highest rank of #165 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Hiram and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Hyrum and Hiram. (2014 statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Harm. This name tends to be less commonly used than Hiram.