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Origin and Meaning of Heigl

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Alt. Meaning

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

I is for imagination, never be afraid to share your ideas

G is for goal, your eye on the future.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Heigl

Katherine Heigl is an actress, film producer, and model. She has had major accomplishments since 1992. Katherine was given the name Katherine Marie Heigl on November 24th, 1978 in Washington, D.C., U.S. Katherine is also known as Heigl and Katherine Marie.


Hubertus-Maria was born on November 10th, 1897 in Siegburg. He died on January 24th, 1985.


Philipp was born on September 8th, 1993.


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Popularity of Heigl as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Heigl U.S.
  White 94.31% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.90% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.90% 16.26%

Of Last Name Heigl

People with the last name Heigl are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Heigl

  • How Popular is the name Heigl? As a last name Heigl was the 49,723rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Heigl? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Heigl was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Heigl: Your name in reverse order is Lgieh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lgeih. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Heigl? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 422 people with the last name Heigl.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Heigl? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Heigl as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Heigl born Jun 9, 1954

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Portugal approximately on 1325. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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