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Heidi

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142k
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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Heidi

"Heidi" is a name of German origin, and it means "Of Noble Kin". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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From Swiss German Heidi, a pet form of Adelheid, equivalent of English Adelaide and Alice. The name became internationally popular due to the children's book Heidi (1880).

  1. A female given name.

Heidi was also found in the following language(s): Danish, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, German, Norwegian, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Heidi

Heidi Klum is a model. Heidi was born on June 1st, 1973 in Bergisch Gladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany.

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Heidi Heitkamp is a 28th Attorney General of North Dakota, and 20th Tax Commissioner of North Dakota. Heidi was born on October 30th, 1955 in Breckenridge, Minnesota.

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Heidi Montag is a television personality, singer, fashion designer, and author. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2005 to 2015. Heidi was given the name Heidi Blair Montag on September 15th, 1986 in Crested Butte, Colorado, U.S.

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Heidi Fleiss is a madam, television personality, and procuring (prostitution). Heidi was given the name Heidi Lynne Fleiss on December 30th, 1965 in Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California, US.

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Hynden Walch is an actress and voice actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to present. Hynden was given the name Heidi Hynden Violet Walch on February 1st, 1971 in Davenport, Iowa.

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Heidi was born on January 9th, 1991 in Edwardsburg, Michigan. Heidi is also known as Prange and Dori.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1929 8 8 0
1930 10 10 0
1931 8 8 0
1933 8 8 0
1934 15 15 0
1935 11 11 0
1936 11 11 0
1937 18 18 0
1938 50 50 0
1939 52 52 0
1940 40 40 0
1941 43 43 0
1942 70 70 0
1943 92 92 0
1944 100 100 0
1945 83 83 0
1946 154 154 0
1947 203 203 0
1948 237 237 0
1949 248 248 0
1950 247 247 0
1951 319 319 0
1952 411 411 0
1953 681 681 0
1954 866 866 0
1955 1,030 1,030 0
1956 1,352 1,352 0
1957 1,452 1,452 0
1958 1,944 1,944 0
1959 1,911 1,911 0
1960 2,348 2,343 5
1961 2,527 2,522 5
1962 2,663 2,658 5
1963 2,945 2,938 7
1964 3,458 3,451 7
1965 3,564 3,559 5
1966 3,975 3,967 8 #87 girl name
1967 3,878 3,866 12 #88 girl name
1968 3,916 3,909 7 #89 girl name
1969 4,547 4,531 16 #81 girl name
1970 4,660 4,644 16 #81 girl name
1971 4,731 4,716 15 #77 girl name
1972 4,740 4,722 18 #64 girl name
1973 4,406 4,394 12 #65 girl name
1974 4,701 4,686 15 #60 girl name
1975 4,308 4,294 14 #66 girl name
1976 3,910 3,893 17 #70 girl name
1977 3,660 3,642 18 #81 girl name
1978 3,587 3,568 19 #83 girl name
1979 3,694 3,672 22 #83 girl name
1980 4,048 4,027 21 #79 girl name
1981 3,746 3,738 8 #84 girl name
1982 3,410 3,391 19 #86 girl name
1983 2,927 2,915 12 #94 girl name
1984 2,676 2,667 9
1985 2,329 2,321 8
1986 2,129 2,123 6
1987 1,921 1,912 9
1988 1,757 1,746 11
1989 1,549 1,539 10
1990 1,465 1,465 0
1991 1,328 1,328 0
1992 1,242 1,242 0
1993 1,147 1,142 5
1994 1,015 1,015 0
1995 961 961 0
1996 992 992 0
1997 885 885 0
1998 848 848 0
1999 914 914 0
2000 879 879 0
2001 831 831 0
2002 954 954 0
2003 977 977 0
2004 933 933 0
2005 993 993 0
2006 1,124 1,124 0
2007 1,120 1,120 0
2008 1,167 1,167 0
2009 1,116 1,116 0
2010 1,069 1,069 0
2011 951 951 0
2012 930 930 0
2013 900 900 0
2014 955 955 0
2015 953 953 0
2016 885 885 0

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Popularity of Heidi as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Heidi

  • How Popular is the name Heidi? Heidi is the 495th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Heidi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 141,918 babies born with the first name Heidi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Heidi to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Heidi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1929 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Heidi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Heidi is Saturday, July 29th, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Heidi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Heidi was in 1972 with a total of 4,722 babies. That's a lot of babies named Heidi!
  • Random Heidi Factoid: According to the 1983 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Heidi ranks 30th in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 36 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 1983.
  • Weird things about the name Heidi: Your name in reverse order is Idieh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iiehd. How do you pronounce that?

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