What does Heath mean?
Heath [heath] as a boys' name (also used less commonly as girls' 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.
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How popular is Heath?
Heath is a very popular first name for males (#524 out of 1220, Top 43%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#614 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the birth name history of Heath for boys. Heath was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its top position of #209 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, and is currently at #832. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Hearn, Hersh, Hiatt, Hyatt, Jeth, Keith▼, Leith and Seth▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Heath.See names in meaning and etymology.