Hillel is a boy's name of Hebrew origin, meaning simply "praise." It pays homage to Hillel the Elder, a first-century Jewish faith leader. After founding a school of Tannaim, Hillel became a symbol of the pursuit of higher learning. He's also known for his many wise words, especially around peace, charity, and the expression, "A name gained is a name lost." With a name like Hillel, your little one will be both kind and clever. Their pals will be singing their praises from morning to night!
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