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What does Hyrum mean?

Hyrum Pronunciation of Hyrum [hyrum] as a name for boys is of Hebrew origin, and the name Hyrum means "my brother is exalted". Hyrum is a version of Hiram (Hebrew): from Ahiram.


Hyrum has 2 variants: Hirom and Hyram.

1 more different relation via Hiram: Hy.

Creative forms:
(male) Herum, Hyrram, ..

(female) Hyrma, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hyrum Esteban (H.E.), ..

How popular is Hyrum?

Hyrum is an uncommon first name for men. Hyrum is an equally rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Hyrum was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its peak rank of #810 in the U.S. then, and is presently at #1645. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only other popular related form of Hyrum (#1645 last year) is Hiram (#1453 last year). These relations of Hyrum reached the apex of their popularity a century ago (average #487) and are now much less conventional (#1549, down 86%), with the version Hiram falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hyrum, Hiram in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Avrum, Byrum, Harm, Harun and Herut (see Cherut). Like Hyrum, these names are not commonly used.

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