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What does Heaven mean?

Heaven Pronunciation of Heaven as a girls' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Heaven is "sky; abode of God". Place name from heofon. Use may be inspired by a Virginia C. Andrews novel with that title.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, sky (heaven), novel (literary)


VARIANTS Haven, Heavenly



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How popular is Heaven?

Heaven is an uncommon given name for women but a very popular surname for all people (#36716 out of 150436, Top 24%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Heaven was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its highest position of #245 in the U.S. in 2005, and is at #327 currently. (2016 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Heaven name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Haven (#294 IN RECENT RANKINGS) and Heavenly (#832) are the prominent alternative forms of Heaven (#327) appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Heaven were favored in 2016 (ADOPTION OF 0.1%). Heaven has been the most popular choice, though Haven is now ranked higher.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Heaven, Haven, Heavenly in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Heaven and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Aven, Belen, Bergen, Calen, Caren, Casen, Daveen, Deneen, Deren, Deven, Eaden, Faren, Galen, Hadee, Halea, Haley, Hanan, Hava, Hazel, Heath, Heather, Hebe, Hedlea (see Hadley), Hedley, Hedvig, Hedwenn, Hege, Heide, Heidee, Heidey, Heike, Heleen, Heleena, Helen, Helena, Helene, Helje, Helle, Hellee, Hellen, Hellena, Hellene, Henie, Hepsey, Hesper, Hester, Hether, Hette, Heulwen, Jaden, Jeaneen, Jeneen, Kalen, Karen, Kellen, Keren, Laken, Laren, Maren, Meave, Megen, Pegeen, Perren, Raven, Rayven, Sharen, Taren and Valen. These names tend to be more frequently used than Heaven.

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