Given Name HILARION

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: ‘Ιλαριων (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Derived from Greek ‘ιλαρος (hilaros) meaning "cheerful". This was the name of a 4th-century saint, a disciple of Saint Anthony.

Categories

Orthodox Saints
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Hilarius (Ancient Roman), Ilarion (Bulgarian), Hilary (English), Hillar (Estonian), Ilari, Lari (Finnish), Hilaire (French), Ilario (Italian), Ilarion (Macedonian), Ilari, Illarion (Russian), Ealair, Ellar (Scottish), Hilario (Spanish), Ilar (Welsh)

Sources & References

Entry updated December 8, 2017