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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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Heath name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Hiatt and Hyatt. These names tend to be less commonly used than Heath.