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Gender: Female Meaning of Hilaria: "cheerful" Origin of Hilaria: Latin

The name Hilaria is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "cheerful". Hilaria and is often added to lists like Cool Girl Names from Ancient Cultures and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop your least favourite!".

From the experts:

Hilaria, the ancient Roman form of Hilary also given to joyous festivals, is still used in Spain and Poland, while the intriguing Italian version is Ilaria. A notable current bearer is fitness expert and wife of Alec, Hilaria Baldwin, who was born on the Spanish island of Majorca.

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Famous People Named Hilaria

Hilaria del Rosario Aguinaldo, first wife of Emilio Aguinaldo, 1st President of the Philippines
Hilaria Thomas Baldwin, wife of actor Alec Baldwin
Hilaria McCarthy, American-British photographer
Hilaria Supa (Huamán), Peruvian politician

Pop Culture References for the name Hilaria


Shaybaby1 Says:


Agreed. I absolutely cannot hear this name without hearing "hilarious", and that is so off-putting. Stick with Hillary, for your child's sake.

Saffron_Rice Says:


Hilaria is pretty if pronounced Hil-ah-ree-uh - I'm surprised it's not more popular

Plutophelia Says:


thats kind of the point

MaryKathryn Says:


Sounds like hilarious