Hillel Origin and Meaning
The name Hillel is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "greatly praised".
Hillel the Great was a famous Talmudic scholar, the spiritual and ethical leader of his generation, and his name is greatly honored by parents in Israel and, to some extent, here.
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Famous People Named Hillel
- Hillelfather of Israelite judge Abdon (Judges 15:13)
- Hillel the ElderIsraeli scholar
- Hillel SlovakIsraeli,American guitarist for Red Hot Chili Peppers
- Hillel KookLithuanian,born Zionist
- Hillel NeuerCanadian,born lawyer
- Hillel HalkinAmerican,Israeli translator
- Hillel "Harry" FurstenbergAmerican,Israeli mathematician
- Hillel WeissIsraeli literature professor
- Lelio Hillel Della TorreItalian Jewish scholar
Hillel in Pop Culture
- Hillel Bessofoster,parent of Emir Fakredeen in 'Tancred' (1847) by Benjamin Disraeli