From the Latin word “hilaris,” this name means “cheerful” – and your little Hilary will absolutely live up to her name. Unless you keep her out past naptime, then all bets are off.
Famous people named Hilary:
Actresses Hilary Swank and Hilary Duff; model Hilary Rhoda; writer Hilary Mantel; violinist Hilary Hahn.
Hilary peaked at #233 on the popularity charts, then plummeted entirely off within a year in the early nineties.