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Gender: Female Meaning of Ilaria: "cheerful, happy" Origin of Ilaria: Italian variation of Hilary

The name Ilaria is a girl's name of Italian origin meaning "cheerful, happy". Ilaria and is often added to lists like Baby Names That Mean Happy and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven/Hell/Purgatory Alphabetical Girls".

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Famous People Named Ilaria

Ilaria del Carretto, Italian noblewoman; wife of Paolo Guinigi, lord of Lucca
Ilaria Occhini, Italian actress
Ilaria Stagni, Italian actress
Ilaria Graziano, Italian singer
Ilaria Mauro, Italian footballer
Ilaria D'Amico, Italian TV host
Ilaria Isadora Gomez (adopted 2008), daughter of actors Nia Vardalos and Ian Gomez
Ilaria Kaeslin, Swiss gymnast
Ilaria Urbinati, celebrity stylist

Pop Culture References for the name Ilaria

Ilaria, an organization of immortals on TV's "Helix"
Ilaria, a Kalyptra on the book "The Killing Jar"