Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. HIL-ə-ree  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Variant of Hilary. A famous bearer of the surname was Sir Edmund Hillary (1919-2008), the first man to climb Mount Everest. It is borne by the American politician Hillary Rodham Clinton (1947-). The name dropped in popularity in 1993 after she became the first lady as the wife of Bill Clinton.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesHilaria(Ancient Roman) Ilaria, Ilary(Italian) Hilaria(Spanish)


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Entry updated January 21, 2022