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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Heavenly

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  • A submission from Alaska, United States says the name Heavenly means "Blessed and holy" and is of English origin.
  • A user from North Carolina, United States says the name Heavenly is of Old English origin and means "Divine or holy".
  • A submission from Nigeria says the name Heavenly means "Miracle or divine gift." and is of Unknown origin.
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Heav"en*ly
Senses
  1. Pertaining to, resembling, or inhabiting heaven; celestial; not earthly; as, heavenly regions; heavenly music. "As is the heavenly, such are they also that are heavenly." [1 Cor. xv. 48.]
  2. Appropriate to heaven in character or happiness; perfect; pure; supremely blessed; as, a heavenly race; the heavenly, throng. "The love of heaven makes one heavenly." [Sir P. Sidney.]

Etymology: AS. heofonic

adverb Heav"en*ly
Senses
  1. In a manner resembling that of heaven."She was heavenlytrue." [Shak.]
  2. By the influence or agency of heaven."Out heavenly guided soul shall climb." [Milton.]
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Of or belonging to heaven or god
  2. Relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven ("heavenly hosts")
  3. Of or relating to the sky ("a heavenly body")
Wiktionary

From Middle English hevenly, heofonlich, from Old English heofonlīċ (“heavenly, celestial; chaste”), equivalent to heaven +‎ -ly.

How popular is the baby name Heavenly in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1963 6 6 0
1965 7 7 0
1966 5 5 0
1968 5 5 0
1970 8 8 0
1971 5 5 0
1972 5 5 0
1973 6 6 0
1974 6 6 0
1975 8 8 0
1976 5 5 0
1977 8 8 0
1978 9 9 0
1979 8 8 0
1980 10 10 0
1981 13 13 0
1982 12 12 0
1984 9 9 0
1985 13 13 0
1986 11 11 0
1987 14 14 0
1988 13 13 0
1989 17 17 0
1990 22 22 0
1991 20 20 0
1992 25 25 0
1993 25 25 0
1994 23 23 0
1995 29 29 0
1996 50 50 0
1997 41 41 0
1998 60 60 0
1999 75 75 0
2000 97 97 0
2001 123 123 0
2002 118 118 0
2003 123 123 0
2004 136 136 0
2005 169 169 0
2006 151 151 0
2007 150 150 0
2008 165 165 0
2009 161 161 0
2010 118 118 0
2011 116 116 0
2012 137 137 0
2013 170 170 0
2014 187 187 0
2015 280 280 0
2016 344 344 0
2017 304 304 0

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Popularity of Heavenly as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Heavenly

  • How Popular is the name Heavenly? Heavenly is the 4,640th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Heavenly have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,622 babies born with the first name Heavenly in the United States. That's more than enough people named Heavenly to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Heavenly? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1963 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Heavenly first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Heavenly is Monday, December 24th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Heavenly born? The highest recorded use of the first name Heavenly was in 2016 with a total of 344 babies.
  • Random Heavenly Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Heavenly is not a popular baby girl's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Heavenly: Your name in reverse order is Ylnevaeh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eyvaenhl. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.