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27k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Heath

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Heathland
  • #1403 All Time
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How popular is the name "Heath" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1913 9 0 9
1915 6 0 6
1916 8 0 8
1917 14 0 14
1918 8 0 8
1920 19 0 19
1921 13 0 13
1922 13 0 13
1923 6 0 6
1924 7 0 7
1925 6 0 6
1926 7 0 7
1927 7 0 7
1929 5 0 5
1930 8 0 8
1932 5 0 5
1933 5 0 5
1934 5 0 5
1935 5 0 5
1936 7 0 7
1937 5 0 5
1940 7 0 7
1941 5 0 5
1942 9 0 9
1943 7 0 7
1944 8 0 8
1945 5 0 5
1946 5 0 5
1948 9 0 9
1949 7 0 7
1950 5 0 5
1951 7 0 7
1952 10 0 10
1953 6 0 6
1955 10 0 10
1956 5 0 5
1958 7 0 7
1959 7 0 7
1960 11 0 11
1961 6 0 6
1962 10 0 10
1963 6 0 6
1964 10 0 10
1965 37 0 37
1966 433 0 433
1967 516 0 516
1968 548 0 548
1969 530 6 524
1970 763 6 757
1971 1,063 10 1,053
1972 1,243 9 1,234
1973 1,084 10 1,074
1974 1,266 15 1,251
1975 1,211 6 1,205
1976 1,162 11 1,151
1977 1,089 10 1,079
1978 1,030 8 1,022
1979 1,006 8 998
1980 915 9 906
1981 802 10 792
1982 714 5 709
1983 660 7 653
1984 648 8 640
1985 601 8 593
1986 571 5 566
1987 584 8 576
1988 559 7 552
1989 535 0 535
1990 461 5 456
1991 390 0 390
1992 350 0 350
1993 363 0 363
1994 372 0 372
1995 298 5 293
1996 261 0 261
1997 259 0 259
1998 268 0 268
1999 206 0 206
2000 187 0 187
2001 216 0 216
2002 275 0 275
2003 255 0 255
2004 292 5 287
2005 242 0 242
2006 267 0 267
2007 221 0 221
2008 324 0 324
2009 355 0 355
2010 293 0 293
2011 249 0 249
2012 244 0 244
2013 246 0 246
2014 226 0 226

Want to know about the populiarty of Heath? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 27,020 babies born with the name Heath in the United States. That's more than enough Heaths to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Heath" was in 1974 with a total of 1,251 babies. (That's a lot of baby Heaths)

According to the 1973 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Heath" ranks #74 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 8 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 1973. Across the entire United States a total of 1,084 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Heath popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Heath in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Heath" mean? The list below shows the origins of Heath as well as things modernly associated with the name Heath such as celebrities named Heath.

English

Origin and Meaning of Heath

The name "Heath" is of English origin, and it means "Heathland". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Heath Ledger

Heath Ledger is an actor and music video director with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1993 to 2008. Heath was born in 1979 as Heath Andrew Ledger in Perth, Western Australia, Australia.

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Alternative Meanings

H is for heart, warm and loving.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

A is for able, for you surely are.

T is for tender, loving nature.

H is for hardy, can't keep you down!

Your name in reverse order is "Htaeh". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ehath". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Heath born Jan 13, 1965

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Egypt approximately on 900. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.

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