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Hillel

Heart
Hebrew
"greatly praised"

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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Lists containing Hillel

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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
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Hillel in Pop Culture

  • Hillel Bessofoster,parent of Emir Fakredeen in 'Tancred' (1847) by Benjamin Disraeli
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