Hillary Name Meaning & Origin

Hillary

Pronunciation: HI-lə-ree (key)

Origin of the name Hillary:

Taken from the Latin Hilaria, which is derived from hilaris (cheerful, noisy, merry).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Hilaria, Hilary, Ilaria

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Nicknames for Hillary

Hill, Hills, Hillsy, Ry, Hilly,

Meanings and history of the name Hillary

From Latin, meaning "merry, joyful"

Famous real-life people named Hillary

Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State, United States Senator, First Lady
Hillary Brooke, American actress
Hillary Howard, American reporter
Hillary Raphael, American novelist
Hillary B. Smith, American actress
Hillary Tuck, American actress
Hillary Madison Hess (b. 2011), daughter of American television hostess Samantha Harris

Hillary in song, story & screen

"Hillary's Eyebrows" by Phranc
"Hillary's Theme" by Kenny G

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