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Heath (girl)

What does Heath mean?

Heath Pronunciation of Heath [heath] as a name for girls (also used more regularly as boys' name Heath) is of Middle English origin. Heath is a version of Heather (Middle English).


1 related form via Heather: Hether.

Creative forms:
(female) Heuath, Heuth, ..

(male) Heam, Heatt, ..

Middle name pairings:
Heath Aleyah (H.A.), ..

How popular is Heath?

Heath is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#614 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Heather (#964 the previous year) is the only prominent related form of Heath (not ranked). Adoption of this relation of Heath was more pronounced among parents 5 decades ago (#8) and has become much reduced since, with Heather becoming less stylish. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Heather in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Heather outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Anath, Beth, Cath, Hat, Herta, Hertha, Hetta, Hette, Hetty, Jeth and Leith. These names tend to be more commonly used than Heath.

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