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The name Hilary is of Greek origin, and means cheerful or happy.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Hilary has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Hilary
Use of the Name Hilary for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
20,942 20,313 12,209 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Hilary has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Hilary first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1882, which is the first year shown on the table.  Hilary last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1993, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Hilary
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1882  7957
1883  8376
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1886    
1887  7877
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1891  7338
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1902  8888
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1912  97722
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1917  98744
1918  98147
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1923  98550
1924  96953
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1929  97848
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1931  98645
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194996486  
1950843109  
1951889103  
1952926100  
1953880114  
1954886117  
1955825137  
1956778160  
1957758174  
1958905128  
1959844146  
1960813164  
1961722207  
1962736197  
1963640250  
1964634258  
1965618248  
1966593254  
1967622234  
1968606253  
1969526346  
1970536354  
1971527348  
1972515333  
1973478375  
1974445426  
1975438451  
1976445437  
1977370579  
1978305762  
1979275883  
1980326741  
1981374623  
1982381602  
1983346655  
1984273875  
19852441,053  
1986273910  
1987282871  
1988261975  
19892601,029  
19902321,214  
19912421,148  
19922331,171  
1993651342  
Totals:  20,942 345

During the last 125 years, parents have used Hilary as a girl's name about 98% of the time and less frequently (about 1% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Hilary appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 45 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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