Infographic of Heather name meaning, which is “The maiden from the heath,” in allusion to the heather-covered wastelands in the British isles.
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Heather Name Popularity

How popular is the name Heather? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 0 0%
1923 0 0%
1924 0 0%
1925 0 0%
1926 0 0%
1927 0 0%
1928 0 0%
1929 0 0%
1930 0 0%
1931 0 0%
1932 0 0%
1933 1,310 7 0.0008%
1934 975 20 0.0021%
1935 744 45 0.0046%
1936 955 21 0.0022%
1937 1,013 19 0.0019%
1938 735 48 0.0047%
1939 661 64 0.0063%
1940 684 62 0.0058%
1941 588 98 0.0087%
1942 562 125 0.0099%
1943 579 126 0.0097%
1944 654 84 0.0068%
1945 561 121 0.0099%
1946 510 190 0.0129%
1947 514 212 0.0127%
1948 578 161 0.0101%
1949 506 207 0.0129%
1950 487 230 0.0143%
1951 481 251 0.0148%
1952 439 339 0.0194%
1953 425 379 0.0214%
1954 377 484 0.0265%
1955 347 568 0.0309%
1956 342 620 0.0328%
1957 356 616 0.032%
1958 343 691 0.0366%
1959 306 869 0.0457%
1960 299 932 0.0492%
1961 276 1,075 0.0569%
1962 247 1,251 0.0681%
1963 182 2,085 0.1162%
1964 160 2,380 0.1352%
1965 150 2,486 0.152%
1966 125 2,893 0.1853%
1967 87 3,905 0.2573%
1968 62 5,501 0.3663%
1969 34 10,069 0.6536%
1970 19 14,668 0.9217%
1971 12 15,019 0.9995%
1972 9 16,324 1.1985%
1973 8 19,350 1.4926%
1974 4 23,182 1.7836%
1975 3 24,300 1.891%
1976 4 24,199 1.8776%
1977 5 23,777 1.7639%
1978 5 22,271 1.6565%
1979 7 20,839 1.4779%
1980 6 19,975 1.3662%
1981 10 17,946 1.2209%
1982 12 17,494 1.1707%
1983 9 20,747 1.4059%
1984 9 21,491 1.4447%
1985 8 21,153 1.3936%
1986 9 19,792 1.3112%
1987 9 18,979 1.2437%
1988 14 18,037 1.1574%
1989 15 16,245 1.0067%
1990 19 14,220 0.8579%
1991 23 11,700 0.7178%
1992 31 9,724 0.6092%
1993 38 8,102 0.5197%
1994 44 7,034 0.4583%
1995 54 6,032 0.4002%
1996 71 4,755 0.3176%
1997 90 3,762 0.2544%
1998 99 3,390 0.2265%
1999 112 2,882 0.1924%
2000 125 2,680 0.1754%
2001 146 2,270 0.1507%
2002 159 2,056 0.1372%
2003 207 1,582 0.104%
2004 244 1,283 0.0842%
2005 298 1,034 0.0676%
2006 334 945 0.0604%
2007 407 760 0.0482%
2008 480 612 0.0396%
2009 545 515 0.0345%
2010 668 377 0.0262%
2011 689 353 0.0248%
2012 790 279 0.0196%
2013 815 260 0.0183%
2014 792 286 0.0196%
2015 914 230 0.0158%
2016 923 217 0.0151%
2017 1,036 167 0.012%
2018 1,047 155 0.0113%
2019 1,256 104 0.0077%

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Heath

English

Hether

English


What names sound like Heather?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Hadara

Beauty, splendor, glory

Hebrew

Hadria

From Hadria

Latin


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