Hiram

Hiram - A very unique male name



  Jan 17,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Hiram, meaning brother of the exalted one, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #478. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Hiram and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Hiram? 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 Hiram. The baby boy name Hiram was given to 39 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1775 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 42,078 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Hiram peaked in popularity 104 years ago in 1913 on position 361.



Famous with this name

Hiram Kasten
Hiram Martinez
Hiram Bleetman


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Hiram is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Hiram is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #806 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,373.

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 Hiram is where you live.


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Hiram origin and meaning

Hiram is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means brother of the exalted one. To see famous people named Hiram, pop culture references for the name Hiram and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Hiram

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

Herman / Hernan / Harmon / Hermon / Hyrum / Herminio / Harman / Haroon / Heron / Harun /

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
20121775
20111775
20101614
20091452
20081697
20071492
20061594
20051486
20041636
20031407
20021643
20011408
20001487
19991312
19981240
19971472
19961207
19951249
19941443
19931432
19921381
19911817
19901219
19891297
19881152
19871108
19861065
19851004
19841089
1983927
19821016
1981932
19801016
1979842
1978909
1977931
1976787
1975800
1974825
1973845
1972816
1971823
1970854
1969702
1968774
1967758
1966803
1965711
1964698
1963708
1962682
1961732
1960690
1959715
1958662
1957657
1956701
1955719
1954673
1953657
1952613
1951670
1950644
1949709
1948623
1947682
1946701
1945719
1944580
1943642
1942660
1941647
1940570
1939660
1938614
1937655
1936606
1935609
1934610
1933605
1932529
1931581
1930565
1929480
1928452
1927575
1926428
1925464
1924473
1923432
1922441
1921453
1920395
1919414
1918409
1917418
1916412
1915435
1914449
1913361
1912475
1911717
1910478

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas806
California1373

Even more about Hiram


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 Hiram 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 Hiram?

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
1913
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Hiram
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 42,078
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +39

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