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What does Heida mean?

Heida Pronunciation of Heida [hei-da] as a name for girls is of Old German origin, and Heida means "exalted nature". Heida is a version of Heidi (Old German): Swiss short version of Adelaide.

Associated with: exalted, nature.


Heida has 5 variants: Haidee, Heidee, Heidey, Heidy and Hydee.

1 more different relation via Heidi: Heide.

Creative forms:
(female) Hada, Hesda, ..

(male) Heiet, Heihal, ..

Middle name pairings:
Heida Lylah (H.L.), ..

How popular is Heida?

Heida is an uncommon given name for females but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#83004 out of 150436, Top 55%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Heidi (#343 in recent rankings), Heidy (#1597) and Heide are the popular related forms of Heida (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Heida reached its highest 5 decades ago (usage of 0.2%) and is now much lower (usage 0.1%, 74.2%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Heide, Heidi, Heidy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Heida is alike in pronunciation to Hadia, Hadiya, Hadya, Heda, Hedda, Heddi, Heddie, Hedi, Hedia, Hediah, Hedy, Hedya, Hedyah, Huda and Hyday. Other suggested similar names are Abida, Aeeda, Aida, Beda, Celida, Eneida, Faida, Freida, Gerda, Guida, Haifa, Hameida, Hamida, Hebiba, Heike, Helia, Helima, Helisa, Hella, Helma, Helsa, Henka, Hera, Herta, Hetta, Hilda, Hinda, Holda, Hylda, Hynda, Ieeda, Irida, Jaida, Jenda, Kelda, Kenda, Leda, Leida, Lenda, Leyda, Lida, Meda, Melida, Neda, Nedda, Negida, Nelda, Oneida, Ouida, Reda, Reida, Rida, Selda, Theida, Thida, Veda, Veeda, Veida, Verda and Welda. These names tend to be more commonly used than Heida.

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