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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Heder

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From Hebrew חֶדֶר (khéder, “room”).

  1. An elementary school in which students are taught to read Hebrew texts.

heder was also found in the following language(s): Danish, Spanish, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Heder

He holds the title Lord of Hédervár. His most notable accomplishments were from 1162 to 1164.


Héder Viczay was a traveler and archaeologist. Héder was born on August 2nd, 1807 in Hédervár. He passed away on December 23rd, 1873.


Heder Gutiérrez is an athlete for the Bravos de Nuevo Laredo.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Heder

Jon Heder is an actor and producer. He has had major accomplishments since 2000. Jon was given the name Jonathan Joseph Heder on October 26th, 1977 in Fort Collins, Colorado, U.S.


Sian Heder is a filmmaking and filmmaker. She was most prominent from 2006 to 2006. Sian was born on June 23rd, 1977 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.


Eberhard was born on June 30th, 1918 in Szczecinek.


Léopold was born on August 16th, 1918 in Cayenne. He breathed his last breath on June 9th, 1978.


He holds the title Lord of Hédervár. His most notable accomplishments were from 1162 to 1164.


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Popularity of Heder as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Heder U.S.
  White 91.90% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.43% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.45% 16.26%

Of Last Name Heder

People with the last name Heder are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Heder

  • How Popular is the name Heder? Heder is the 77,127th most popular name of all time. As a last name Heder was the 77,522nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Heder have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8 babies born with the first name Heder in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Heder? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2004 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Heder first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Heder is Wednesday, August 14th, 1974.
  • What year had the most people named Heder born? The highest recorded use of the first name Heder was in 2004 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Heder: Your name in reverse order is Redeh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eherd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Heder? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 247 people with the last name Heder.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Heder? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Heder as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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