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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hilal

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  • According to a user from India, the name Hilal is of Arabic origin and means "Half moon or crescent".

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Hi"lal
Of or pertaining to a hilum.
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Arabic هلال

  1. The crescent moon, used in determining the start and end of Islamic months in the Hijri calendar.

    Notable Persons Named Hilal

    Nebahat Çehre is an actress. She was most prominent from 1950 to present. Nebahat was given the name Hilal Nebahat Çehre on March 15th, 1944 in Samsun.

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    Hilal El-Helwe is a soccer player for the VfL Wolfsburg, TSV Havelse, and Lebanon national football team. Hilal was born on November 24th, 1994 in Germany.

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    Hilal Hilal is an of the Syrian Regional Branch, Member of the Regional Command, Assistant Regional Secretary, of theSyrian Regional Branch, Member of theRegional Command, and Regional Command of the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party – Syria Region. Hilal was born in 1966.

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    Hilal Khashan is a professor, department chair, and palestinian-american scholar. Hilal was born on March 15th, 1951 in Beirut, Lebanon.

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    Hilal was born in 969. He breathed his last breath in 1056.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Hilal

    Musa was born in 1961.

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    Hilal Hilal is an of the Syrian Regional Branch, Member of the Regional Command, Assistant Regional Secretary, of theSyrian Regional Branch, Member of theRegional Command, and Regional Command of the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party – Syria Region. Hilal was born in 1966.

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    Annabella was born in 1986 in Beirut.

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    Hilal was born in 1994.

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    Qutbuddin Hilal is a Deputy Prime Minister. Qutbuddin was born in 1952 in Khost Province.

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    Sameer was born in Saudi Arabia.

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    Popularity of Hilal as a last name

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Hilal U.S.
      White 76.70% 64.26%
      African American 3.83% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 10.03% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 5.60% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 3.83% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Hilal

    People with the last name Hilal are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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    Fun Facts about the name Hilal

    • How Popular is the name Hilal? Hilal is the 42,032nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Hilal was the 59,603rd most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Hilal have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 70 babies born with the first name Hilal in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hilal to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hilal? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
    • When was Hilal first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hilal is Monday, April 10th, 1899.
    • What year had the most people named Hilal born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hilal was in 2007 with a total of 8 babies.
    • Weird things about the name Hilal: Your name in reverse order is Lalih. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Laihl. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Hilal? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 339 people with the last name Hilal.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hilal? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Hilal as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
    • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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