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Heathcliff

What does Heathcliff mean?

Heathcliff Pronunciation of Heathcliff [heath-cliff] as a boys' name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Heathcliff is "cliff near a heath". Place name. Literary: the dark, passionate hero of Emily Brontė's "Wuthering Heights".

Associated with: literary, dark, hero.

Variations

Creative forms:
(male) Wheathcliff, ..

(female) Heathdias, ..

Middle name pairings:
Heathcliff Leon (H.L.), ..

How popular is Heathcliff?

Heathcliff is a rare given name for men and an equivalently unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Heathcliff has not made it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Detleff, Heath, Heraclio, Northcliff, Northcliffe (see Northcliff), Northclyff (see Northcliff), Radcliff, Ratcliff, Ratcliffe, Stancliff, Stanscliff (see Stancliff), Sutcliff and Wycliff. These names tend to be more frequently used than Heathcliff.

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