Gender / Sex: girl (Hilaire's also a boy name)
Meaning: cheerful, happy
Sounds Like: Hilarie, Hilliary, Hillery, Hillary, Hilaria
Similar Names: Allaire, Blaire, Hildie, Claire, Klaire, Helaine
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 19147
Hilaire \hi-lai-re\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Hilaire), is a variant of Hilary (Latin), and the meaning of Hilaire is "cheerful, happy".
The baby name Hilaire sounds like Hilarie, Hilliary, Hillery, Hillary and Hilaria. Other similar baby names are Allaire, Blaire, Hildie, Claire, Klaire and Helaine.
Hilaire is not a popular first name for women but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#19147 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)