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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Lijiang, China

    Thoughts on Ilari

    What do you think of Ilari (Latin/Basque = cheerful)? Is it too similar to Hilary to be usable for a boy?
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  2. #3
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Depends on where you live. It's also similar to Ilia, but I'd say if you live in America/Canada/UK that it's probably too close to Hilary unless there's a large population of Basque people in the area.
    Top Names: Benedict Zeal & Noelle Geneva
    Olivia/Livy : Darah/Bethel : Eve/Verity
    Eli/Calvin: Luke/Zane: Levi/Phineas
    TTC this year!!

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Los Angeles
    It IS Hlary, just with a Basque inflection. Hilary was originally an exclusively male name. If you want to reclaim it, I think you might try changing the ending. Italian Ilario, Estonian Illar, Finnish Lari, Welsh Ilar and French Hilaire seem more masculine nowadays.
    Blade, MD

    XY: Antoine Raphael
    XX: Cassia Viviane Noor

    Allaire * Emmanuelle * Honora * Hyacinthe * Lysandra * Marina * Rosamond * Serena * Sylvana * Thea * Verity / Blaise * Cyprian * Evander * Jules * Laurence * Lucian * Marius * Quentin * Rainier * Silvan

    كنوز الصحراء الشرقية Hayat _ Qamar _ Sahar _ / Altair _ Faraj _ Tariq

  4. #7
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    I would assume feminine upon reading, fwiw
    Lovely name.

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