[ 2 syll. hil-ton, hi-lt-on ] The baby boy name Hilton is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is HHIHLTihN †. Hilton is largely used in the English language and its origin is Old English. The name's meaning is from the town or estate on the hill.
See also the related category town (village).
Hilton is a rare baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1905, 0.015% of baby boys were given the name Hilton. It ranked at #499 then. The baby name has since steeply fallen in popularity, and is now of infrequent use. Out of all boy names in its group, Hilton was nonetheless the most regularly used in 2016. In the past century Hilton has mostly been a baby boy name.
† Pronunciation for Hilton: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"