Pilar

Pilar - A very unique female name



  Jun 22,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Pilar, meaning pillar, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1911 on position #1033. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Pilar and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Pilar? 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 Pilar. The baby girl name Pilar was given to 37 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2310 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 38,196 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Pilar peaked in popularity 104 years ago in 1913 on position 895.



Famous with this name

Pilar Guijarro
Pilar Navarro
Pilar Montes


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Pilar is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Pilar is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #1,283 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,624.

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 Pilar is where you live.


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Pilar origin and meaning

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

Similar to Pilar

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


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
20122310
20112339
20101908
20091956
20081746
20072443
20061906
20051493
20041517
20031677
20021601
20011609
20001495
19991527
19981883
19971977
19961716
19951602
19942131
19931969
19921968
19911928
19901308
19891671
19882026
19871736
19862022
19851567
19841914
19831578
19821434
19811671
19801495
19791739
19781669
19771425
19761400
19751322
19741392
19731239
19721394
19711232
19701203
19691292
19681637
19671287
19661300
19651271
19641508
19631407
19621388
19611358
19601439
19591733
19581563
19571392
19562336
19551578
19541569
19521913
19511262
19501555
19491388
19481325
19471726
19451418
19431892
19411579
19381503
19371316
19361510
19351369
19341423
19331725
19321373
19311213
19301174
19291235
19281174
19272024
19261127
19251506
19241038
19231261
19221158
19211308
19201351
19191555
19181335
19171268
19161573
19151417
19141109
1913895
19121001
19111033

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California1283
Texas1624

Even more about Pilar


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 Pilar 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 female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Pilar?

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
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Pilar
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 38,196
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1911
2012 births +37

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