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since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Heran

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  • A user from Minnesota, United States says the name Heran is of African origin and means "Oromo, Ethiopia. An Oromo name Heran means by the rules or by the law.".
  • A user from Norway says the name Heran is of African origin and means "By the rules...... Ethiopian Oromo... it's by the rules or".
  • A user from Ethiopia says the name Heran is of Geez origin and means "Full of kindness, compassionate angel.".
  • According to a user from California, United States, the name Heran is of African origin and means "Long way".

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Popularity of Heran as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Heran U.S.
  White 61.61% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 20.98% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 13.84% 16.26%

Of Last Name Heran

People with the last name Heran are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Heran

  • How Popular is the name Heran? Heran is the 37,780th most popular name of all time. As a last name Heran was the 83,834th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Heran have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 92 babies born with the first name Heran in the United States. That's more than enough people named Heran to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Heran? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2003 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Heran first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Heran is Sunday, February 17th, 1907.
  • What year had the most people named Heran born? The highest recorded use of the first name Heran was in 2013 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Heran: Your name in reverse order is Nareh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nhera. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Heran? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 224 people with the last name Heran.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Heran? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Heran 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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Past life for Heran born Sep 11, 1938

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 USA North-East approximately on 1075. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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  • 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).