Hillel

Hillel - A very unique male name



  Apr 23,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Hillel, meaning greatly praised, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1929 on position #1731. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Hillel and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Hillel? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Hillel. The baby boy name Hillel was given to 16 baby boys in 2012, ranking #2541 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 102,566 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Hillel peaked in popularity 51 years ago in 1966 on position 1321.



Famous with this name

Hillel Ne'eman
Hillel Halkin
Nick Hillel


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Hillel is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Hillel is currently topping the baby name charts in New Jersey at position #725 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,363.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Hillel is where you live.


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Hillel origin and meaning

Hillel is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means greatly praised. To see famous people named Hillel, pop culture references for the name Hillel and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Hillel

We've found the following names that sound similar to Hillel, sorted by popularity.

Hal / Howell / Hoyle / Hollie / Hallie / Haley / Holly / Hall / Hailey / Helio /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122541
20112524
20102516
20092381
20082972
20073037
20062443
20052667
20042144
20032777
20022100
20012408
20002302
19992448
19982781
19972559
19962216
19952174
19943322
19933315
19922040
19912063
19901913
19892259
19882152
19871909
19862142
19851723
19841707
19831642
19822380
19811681
19801617
19791629
19781577
19772094
19762054
19752037
19741623
19721505
19691723
19681424
19661321
19611691
19571357
19541642
19531650
19521411
19491370
19411370
19291731

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Jersey725
New York1363

Even more about Hillel


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Hillel a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Hillel?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1966
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Hillel
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 102,566
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1929
2012 births +16

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