Hiram (name)

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Hiram (Phoenician "Benevolent Brother"), Hiram (Hebrew חִירָם "high-born"), Standard Hebrew Ḥiram, Tiberian Hebrew Ḥîrām) is a biblical given name referring to Phoenician kings.

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  • Hiram I, king of Tyrus, 980–947 BC
  • Hiram-Abi, An appellation applied to the “skillful man” whom Hiram the king of Tyre sent to make the furnishings of Solomon’s temple. 966 BC
  • Hiram II, king of Tyrus (modern-day Tyre, Lebanon), 739–730 BC
  • Hiram Abrams (1878–1926), American movie mogul and one of the first presidents of Paramount Pictures
  • Hiram G. Andrews (1876–1968), speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
  • Hiram I. Bearss (1875–1938), Marine Corps officer and recipient of the Medal of Honor
  • Hiram Bell, several people with this name
  • Hiram Bennet (1826–1914), Congressional delegate from the Territory of Colorado and Colorado Secretary of State
  • Hiram Berdan (1824–1893), American engineer and Army officer, creator of the Berdan rifle
  • Hiram Berry (disambiguation), several people with this name
  • Hiram Bingham (disambiguation), several people with this name
  • Hiram Bithorn (1916–1951), first Puerto Rican Major League Baseball player
  • Hiram Blanchard (1820–1874), Canadian lawyer and politician, first premier of Nova Scotia
  • Hiram Abiff Boaz (1866–1962), president of Polytechnic College from 1902 to 1911, and of Southern Methodist University from 1920 to 1922
  • Hiram Bocachica (born 1976), Puerto Rican baseball player
  • Hiram Bond (1838–1906), American lawyer and banker
  • Hiram N. Breed (born 1809), American cordwainer and politician
  • Hiram J. Brendlinger (1824–1894), American politician and mayor of Denver
  • Hiram Bullock (1955–2008), American jazz musician
  • Hiram Burgos (born 1987), Puerto Rican baseball player
  • Hiram R. Burton (1841–1927), American physician and politician
  • Hiram Calvin (1841–1932), Canadian businessman and politician
  • Hiram Cancio (1920–2008), judge of the US District Court for the District of Puerto Rico
  • Hiram Caton (born 1936), Australian professor of politics and history
  • Hiram Chittenden (1858–1917), American historian
  • Hiram Codd (1838–1887), English engineer and inventor
  • Hiram Cody, Canadian clergyman and novelist
  • Hiram Cronk (1800–1905), American soldier, last surviving veteran of the War of 1812 at the time of his death
  • Hiram Corson (1828–1911), American professor of literature
  • Hiram Cox (1760–1799), English diplomat, serving in Bangladesh and Burma
  • Hiram Davison (1894–1874), Canadian Air Force officer
  • Hiram Deats (1870–1963), American philatelist
  • Hiram Denio (1799–1871), American lawyer and politician, Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals
  • Hiram Drache (born 1924), American writer on agriculture, and historian-in-residence at Concordia College, Minnesota
  • Hiram Edson (1806–1882), American pioneer of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, known for introducing the sanctuary doctrine to the church
  • Hiram Eugene (born 1980), American football player (safety)
  • Hiram Evans (disambiguation), several people with this name
  • Hiram Everest (1830–1913), American businessman and farmer
  • Hiram Fairchild (1845–1925), American politician and legislator
  • Hiram Leong Fong (born Yau Leong Fong; 1906–2004), first Asian-American to serve in the US Senate
  • Hiram Ford (1884–1969), US federal judge
  • H. Robert Fowler (born Hiram Robert Fowler; 1851–1926), US Representative from Illinois
  • Hiram Fuller (also known as: Hesham Ali Salem; born 1981), Libyan basketball player
  • Hiram Fuller (journalist) (1814–1880)
  • Hiram Gardner (1800–1874), American lawyer and politician
  • Hiram Gill (1866–1919), first US mayor to undergo a recall election
  • Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant; 1822–1885), 18th President of the United States
  • Hiram Gray (1801–1890), American lawyer and politician
  • Hiram Halle (1867–1944), American businessman
  • Hiram Hiller, Jr. (1867–1921), American physician, medical missionary, explorer, and ethnographer
  • Hiram Hulse (born 1868), second Bishop of the Diocese of Cuba in The Episcopal Church
  • Hiram P. Hunt (1796–1865), American politician
  • Hiram Hunte (born 1985), Saint Lucien football player (midfielder)
  • Hiram Hunter (1874–1966), New Zealand politician and trade unionist
  • Hiram Hutchinson [1808–1869, American industrialist
  • Hiram Hyde (1817–1907), Canadian stagecoach operator and political figure in Nova Scotia
  • Hiram Imus, father of Hiram Imus, jr.
  • Hiram Imus, jr. (1804–1876), American politician
  • Hiram Johnson (1866–1945), American progressive and later isolationist politician and governor
  • Hiram Kahanawai (1835–1874), Hawaiian high chief and husband of Princess Poʻomaikelani
  • Hiram Keller (born Hiram Keller Undercofler, jr.; 1944–1997), American stage and film actor
  • Hiram Kennedy (1852–1913), American physician and politician
  • Hiram Kimball#Sarah Granger Kimball (died 1863), American Mormon pioneer
  • Hiram Knowles (1834–1911), US federal judge
  • Hiram Leavitt (1824–1901), early American settler, innkeeper, and judge, namesake of features such as ''Leavitt Peak, Leavitt Meadow, Leavitt Creek and Leavitt Lake
  • Hiram Lowry (1843–1924), Chinese educator and Methodist clergyman
  • Hiram Mather (1796–1868), American lawyer and politician
  • Hiram Maxim (1840–1916), English creator of the Maxim gun
  • Hiram E. McCallum (1899–1989), mayor of Toronto from 1948-1951
  • Hiram McCullough (1813–1885), US Congressman
  • Hiram Z. Mendow (1894-2001), Al Capone's lawyer during his trial
  • Hiram Messenger, several people with this name
  • Hiram Mier (born 1989), Mexican association football player
  • Hiram Frederick Moody, III, also known as Rick Moody, American author
  • Hiram Monserrate (born 1967), expelled member of the New York State Senate
  • Hiram N. Moulton (1818–1899), mayor of Madison, Wisconsin
  • Hiram Norton (ca. 1799–1875), merchant and political figure in Upper Canada
  • Hiram Page (1800–1852), American, early member of the Latter Day Saint movement
  • Hiram Paulding (1797–1878), American Navy officer
  • Hiram Powers (1805–1873), American sculptor
  • Hiram Pratt (1800–1840), mayor of Buffalo, New York
  • Hiram Price (1814–1901), American businessman
  • Hiram F. Reynolds (1854–1938), American minister and general superintendent in the Church of the Nazarene
  • Hiram Revels (1827–1901), first African-American to serve in the US Senate
  • Hiram Richmond (1810–1885), Pennsylvanian member of the US House of Representatives
  • Hiram Torres Rigual (1922–2006), Puerto Rican Superior Court judge
  • Hiram Runnels (1796–1857), American politician
  • Hiram Scofield (1830–1906), American lawyer and Union Army officer
  • Hiram Sherman (1908–1989), American actor
  • Hiram Sibley (1807–1888), American industrialist and philanthropist
  • Hiram Sinsabaugh (c. 1832–1892), American banker and Methodist Episcopal minister
  • Hiram Stevens (disambiguation), several people with this name
  • Hiland Stickney (born Hiram Stickney; 1867–1911), American football player (tackle) and football coach
  • Hiram Straight (1814–1897), American farmer and politician
  • Hiram Tua (born 1983), ring name of Puerto Rican wrestler Hiram Mulero
  • Hiram Tuttle (disambiguation), several people with this name
  • Hiram A. Unruh (1845–1916), American soldier and politician
  • Hiram Walbridge (1821–1870), American politician
  • Hiram Walden (1800–1880), American politician
  • Hiram Walker (1816–1899), American grocer and distiller, and the eponym of the famous distillery in Windsor, Ontario, Canada
  • Hiram Ward (1923–2002), US federal judge
  • Hiram Widener, jr. (1923–2007), US federal judge
  • Hiram Wilkinson (disambiguation), several people with this name
  • Hank Williams (born Hiram King Williams; 1923–1953), American country music singer
  • Hiram D. Williams (1917–2003), American painter and professor of art
  • Hiram Wilson (1803–1864), American anti-slavery abolitionist
  • Hiram V. Willson (1808–1866), US federal judge
  • Hiram A. Wright (1823–1855), American educator and politician
  • Hiram Young (c. 1812–1882), African-American wagon manufacturer and entrepreneur

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