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What does Hether mean?

Hether Pronunciation of Hether [het-her] as a name for girls is of Middle English derivation. Hether is an alternate spelling of Heather (Middle English).


1 alternative form via Heather: Heath.

Creative forms:
(female) Henher, Hethen, ..

(male) Hethen, Hetmer, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hether Paula (H.P.), ..

How popular is Hether?

Hether is an uncommon first name for females but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#124109 out of 150436, Top 82%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Heather (#964 in 2015) is the only prominent varying form of Hether (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. This form of Hether was favored as a baby name in the 1970s (adoption of 2%) and is now much less conventional. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Becker, Bethea, Bethel, Cher, Ester, Esther, Harper, Hatsee, Hatsey, Heaven, Hebe, Hedlea (see Hadley), Hedley, Hege, Heide, Heidee, Heidey, Heike, Heleen, Helen, Helje, Helle, Hellee, Hellen, Henie, Hepsey, Hertha, Hesper, Hespera, Hester, Hesther, Hetta, Hette, Hettie, Hetty, Huette, Hunter, Lethe, Mercer, Pepper and Sher. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hether.

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