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Hiram Lodge, the multi-million dollar tycoon from the Archie comics. His wife is Hermione Lodge and their daughter is Veronica.
-- Labonne  1/9/2006
Mormon prophet Joseph Smith's brother was named Hyrum. He died alongside the prophet in Carthage jail in Navoo Illinois.
-- Jeana Bradbury  1/22/2006
Original Hebrew word: hryx
Transliterated word: Chiyra
Phonetic Spelling: khee-raw'
Definition: Hirah = "a noble family"

Original Hebrew word: ~ryx
Transliterated word: Chiyram
Phonetic Spelling: khee-rawm'
Definition: Hiram, Huram = "noble"

Original Hebrew word: ~ryxa
Transliterated word: 'Achiyram
Phonetic Spelling: akh-ee-rawm'
Definition: Ahiram = "my brother is exalted" or "brother or (the) lofty"
-- Sperca  1/27/2006
This was the original first name of U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant. (Ulysses was his middle name. The S stood for Simpson, his mother's maiden name.)
-- Kosta  5/10/2006
The related name Hyrum is often used by LDS parents because the prophet Joseph Smith's brother was named Hyrum Smith. Hyrum was martyred alongside Joseph and is a major role in the church's history.
-- little_kit  5/22/2006
Hiram Revels was the first African American US senator, elected in 1870.
-- santiagom  1/29/2007
Hiram also means 'to borrow' in Tagalog, the most spoken dialect in the Philippines.
-- Aziraphale  8/1/2007
My friend named her son Dayton Charles Hiram. I think it's an okay middle name, but not a good first name.
-- Anonymous User  8/17/2007
Hiram (Hebrew חִירָם "high-born")
-- Gustav Mean  5/16/2008
Hiram I, king of Tyrus, 969–936 BC
Hiram II, king of Tyrus, 739–730 BC
Hiram Abiff from Masonic Lore
Hiram College
Hiram Rhodes Revels
Hiram Maxim (1840–1916), creator of the Maxim gun
Hiram Berdan (1824–1893), creator of the Berdan rifle
-- Gustav Mean  5/16/2008
It sounds quite pompous and pretentious, and it's like someone saying ''Hi, ram'' or ''high ram''. I never did like the sound of it.
-- slight night shiver  6/1/2008
This was once a HIGHLY popular name in the American South. Any Southerner has at least one three or four generations back.
-- arrowhead909  4/3/2009
I had a good friend with this name, but he pronounced it 'he-RAHM'.
-- _clippit_  7/25/2009
There is a high school in California called Hiram Johnson High, but I usually hear it pronounced HEE-ruhm.
-- The Raptoid  12/6/2009
I've also heard it pronounced HEER-am.
-- Atarah Derek  1/7/2010
On "Little House on the Prairie," the town doctor's name is Hiram Baker. Also on the old Nickelodeon show "Rocko's Modern Life", in one of the second season's episodes, Grandpa Wolfe's first name is revealed to be Hiram.
-- St.ClairK59  7/26/2012
I forgot about this name! It sounds really 1800's, but I like it. It's really unique, and it reminds me of the name Silas for some reason. I pronounce it high-ram or high-rim.
-- Anonymous User  1/12/2013
The name Hiram was given to 84 baby boys born in the US in 2012.
-- Oohvintage  7/20/2013
My husband's name is Hiram. We pronounce it Hi-rum. It's an old family name and he doesn't particularly care for it. He usually has to repeat it and spell it to anyone new he meets.
-- snj  7/11/2014

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