Gender Feminine & Masculine
Usage Hebrew
Scripts הָלֵּל(Hebrew)

Meaning & History

Derived from Hebrew הָלַל (halal) meaning "praise". This is the name of a Jewish prayer, consisting of several psalms. The more traditional name Hillel, which is typically only masculine, is spelled the same but is vocalized with a different vowel.

Related Names

VariantsHila, Tahel, Tehila, Hillel
Other Languages & CulturesHillel(Biblical) Hillel(Biblical Hebrew)



Entry updated April 25, 2021