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Hilaire Origin and Meaning

The name Hilaire is a boy's name of French origin meaning "cheerful".

Hilaire, a name that has rarely been exported out of its native France, was originally bestowed in honor of the fourth century bishop and theologian St. Hilaire of Poitiers.

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