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Popularity
525k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Heather

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Heather Plant
  • #119 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Heather" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1914880
1917550
1920550
1922550
1923880
1929990
1930990
1931770
193211110
193330300
193441410
193563630
193652520
193752520
193876760
193994940
19401061060
19411311310
19421591590
19431661660
19441311310
19451751750
19462372370
19472732730
19482152150
19492492490
19503103100
19513083080
19523813810
19534274270
19545415410
19556146140
19566616610
19576656650
19587327320
19599129120
19609729720
19611,1031,1030
19621,2911,2847
19632,0882,0880
19642,3912,3865
19652,5062,4997
19662,9062,8988
19673,9163,90610#87 girl name
19685,5105,50010#62 girl name
196910,10010,07327#34 girl name
197014,71114,66843#19 girl name
197115,06015,02040#12 girl name
197216,38216,32458#9 girl name
197319,40119,35447#8 girl name
197423,26123,18477#4 girl name
197524,37224,30567#3 girl name
197624,28724,20285#4 girl name
197723,84723,77275#5 girl name
197822,33922,26871#5 girl name
197920,91420,84074#7 girl name
198020,04819,97177#6 girl name
198117,99217,94349#10 girl name
198217,53117,48546#12 girl name
198320,81920,74970#9 girl name
198421,56421,48678#9 girl name
198521,21921,14970#8 girl name
198619,85519,78966#9 girl name
198719,04218,98062#9 girl name
198818,08718,02958#14 girl name
198916,30816,24959#15 girl name
199014,24114,21724#19 girl name
199111,72411,69925#23 girl name
19929,7399,72316#31 girl name
19938,1228,10517#38 girl name
19947,0417,0347#44 girl name
19956,0466,03115#54 girl name
19964,7674,7589#71 girl name
19973,7733,7685#90 girl name
19983,4023,3957#99 girl name
19992,8942,8886
20002,6842,6840
20012,2722,2720
20022,0652,0650
20031,6171,6170
20041,3031,3030
20051,0661,0660
20069739730
20077987935
20086516510
20095525520
20104204200
20113913910
20123263260
20133143140
20143283280

Want to know about the populiarty of Heather? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 525,199 babies born with the name Heather in the United States. That's more than enough Heathers to occupy the country of Luxembourg with an estimated population of 511,800 (as of December 31, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1914 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Heather" was in 1975 with a total of 24,305 babies. (That's a lot of baby Heathers)

According to the 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Heather" ranks #10 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Kansas. Imagine that, 215 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 1982. Across the entire United States a total of 17,531 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Heather" mean?

Heather (English): Heather Plant

The name "Heather" is of English origin and it means "Heather Plant". It's a name commonly given to girls.

H is for heart, warm and loving.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

R is for relax, you know how!

Your name in reverse order is "Rehtaeh". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ethhear". 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.

Where is the name Heather popular?



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

Celebrities named Heather

Heather Locklear

Heather Locklear is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1980 to present. Heather was born in 1961 as Heather Deen Locklear in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Heather Graham

Heather Graham is an actress, film producer, writer, and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1984 to present. Heather was born in 1970 as Heather Joan Graham in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.

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Dita von Teese

Dita von Teese is a burlesque dancer, model, costume designer, and author. Dita was born in 1972 as Heather Renee Sweet in Rochester, Michigan, U.S.

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Laurie Holden

Laurie Holden is an actress, producer, and activist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1980 to present. Laurie was born in 1972 as Heather Laurie Holden in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Heather Morris

Heather Morris is a dancer, actress, singer, and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Heather was born in 1987 as Heather Elizabeth Morris in Thousand Oaks, California, U.S.

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Heather O'Rourke

Heather O'Rourke is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1982 to 1988. Heather was born in 1975 in San Diego, California, U.S.

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Past life for Heather born May 12, 1924

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 Burma approximately on 950. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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