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Heather meaning and name origin

Heather \he(a)-ther\ as a girl's name is pronounced HEH-ther. It is of Middle English origin. Flower name: an evergreen flowering plant that thrives on peaty barren lands, as in Scotland. Has an upper-class aura. Actress Heather Locklear.

Heather has 2 variant forms: Heath and Hether.

Baby names that sound like Heather are Hadria and Hadara.

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Popularity of Heather

Heather is a very popular first name for women (#53 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#19155 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Heather
Popularity of Heather