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What does Heath mean?

Heath Pronunciation of 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.


(male) Haath, Helath, ..

(female) Heada, Heata, ..

Heath Eliel (H.E.), ..

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)

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)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Hearn, Hersh, Hiatt, Hyatt, Jeth, Keith, Leith and Seth. These names tend to be less commonly used than Heath.

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