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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.

A suggested similar baby name is Hesther.

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Popularity of Heather

Heather is a very popular first name for females (#53 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#19155 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Heather name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Heather with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Heather name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Heather outside U.S.