Meaning and name origin
Heath \he(a)-th\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Heath), is pronounced heeth. It is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Heath is "heath". Place name. "Heath" is a word for untended land where certain flowering shrubs grow. Football player Heath Shuler; actor Heath Ledger.
Heath is a very popular first name for males (#524 out of 1220, Top 43%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#545 out of 88799, Top 1%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Heath for boys. Heath reached its highest rank of #219 in the U.S. in 1970-1979 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).