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Boy Names Starting with Hi-

Hi- baby names and what they mean, with 26 results. Hi- names are used more often as masculine names. These boy names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (USAGE OF 0.09%) and are now significantly less popular (USAGE 0.01%, DOWN 94%), with names like Hilton becoming somewhat dated. Hice (TOP 8%) and Hirt (7%) are common Hi- last names.

Hi- names

Hiatt - Hiram | Hiro - Hitchcock

Hiatt - Hiram

Form of Hyatt. Derived fr. Old English element. "Lofty gate." Hiatt (cf. Hieatt, Hatt) is a popular -att suffix surname. See also Heath.


Derivative of Japanese language. "Excellent man." Slightly atypical as a boys' name.

Based on Greek, Hebrew words. "Jehovah lifts up." Not in popularity charts.

Hieronymus1, Hieronymos1, Hieronimus, Hieronimos1, Hieronim1, Hieronimo1, Hierome1
Forms of Jerome. Derived fr. Greek language. "Sacred name." Not Top 2000 names.

Hieronymus2, Hieronimo2
Var. of Geronimo. Based on Italian, Greek. "Sacred name." Not in Top 2000.

Hieronymos2, var. Hieronymus3, Hieronimos2, Hieronim2, Hierome2
Source fr. Greek element. "Sacred name." Hieronymos and variants are rare as children's names.

Based on Arabic word. "Crescent, new moon." Not in Top 2000. Cross-gender use.

Alaire and variants

Hilary1, Hilarie1
Forms of Alaire. From Latin element. "Cheerful." Hilary is popular as a children's name compared to Hilarie.

Hilary and variants

Hilary2, var. Hilorio, Hilly, Hillie, Hilliary, Hillary, Hillery, Hill1, Hilarius, Hilarion, Hilarie2, Hilario, Hilarid, Hilaria, Hilar, Hilaire
Stems fr. Latin word. "Cheerful, happy." Hilly and variants peaked in popularity a century ago.

Hildebrand, var. Hillebrand, Hildebrandt, Hildy
Derivative of Old German element. "Battle sword." Hilderbrand (UPPER 7%), Hildenbrand (11%) are conventional last names.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hi- names: Hideo, Hilario, Hilary, Hill, Hillard

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hi- names: Hillary, Hillery, Hilliard, Hilton, Hipolito, Hiram

Derived fr. Old German. "Ready for battle." Hildefuns was not a Top birth name in 2018.


From Old English language. Place name referring to an ancestor .. A somewhat quaint birth name, Hill is used more frequently as a surname. Unisex name.

Hillard and variants

Hillard, var. Hillyer1, Hillier, Hilliard1
Based on Old German language. "Hard warrior." Hillier and Hillyer are more rarefied as baby names among the variations of Hillard.

From Hebrew. "Praise." Halel and Hilley are creative forms. See also Hilal.

Hilliard and variants

Hilliard2, var. Hillyerd, Hillyer2, Hillyard, Hillierd, Hiller
Source fr. Old German, Old English. "Battle guard; yard on a hill." Hilliard (UPPER 1%), Hiller (2%), Hillyer (8%) and Hillyard (9%) occur often as surnames.


Root fr. Old English language. "Hill settlement." Adoption of Hilton was widespread among parents during 1920-1929. See also Milton.

Stems fr. Hindi word. "Snow king." Himesh is rarely adopted as a boys' name.

Var. of Henry. Derived fr. Old German language. "Home leader." Hinrich is not often adopted as a boys' name.

Hippolytus and variants

Hippolytus, var. Hippolyte, Hippolitos, Hippolit, Hipolito
Origin fr. Greek word. "Freer of horses." Hipolito is popular as a baby name among the forms of Hippolytus.

Hiram and variants

Hiram, var. Hirom, Hi
Stems fr. Hebrew word. "My brother is exalted." Sparing use, with usage of 0.006% for Hiram and variants as children's names in 2018, lower than 0.006% a year ago.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Hi- names for boys.

1. Hiatt - Hiram
Hyatt [Hiatt], Hideo, Hieremias, Jerome [Hierome, Hieronim, Hieronimo, Hieronymus, Hieronymos, Hieronimus, Hieronimos], Geronimo [Hieronimo, Hieronymus], Hieronymos [Hierome, Hieronim, Hieronymus, Hieronimos], Hilal, Alaire [Hilary, Hilarie], Hilary [Hill, Hilly, Hillie, Hilorio, Hillery, Hillary, Hilliary, Hilarius, ..], Hildebrand [Hildy, Hillebrand, Hildebrandt], Hildefuns, Hill, Hillard [Hillyer, Hillier, Hilliard], Hillel, Hilliard [Hiller, Hillyer, Hillyerd, Hillyard, Hillierd], Hilton, Himesh, Henry [Hinrich], Hippolytus [Hippolit, Hipolito, Hippolyte, Hippolitos], Hiram [Hi, Hirom]

Chairo [Hiro], Hiroshi, Hershel [Hirsh, Hirsch, Hirschl, Hirschel], Hurst [Hirst], Hashim [Hisham], Hitchcock

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