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What does Heber mean?

Heber Pronunciation of Heber [heber] as a boys' name is pronounced HEE-ber. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Heber is "enclave". Biblical: Hever was an ancestor of Abraham. Also an Irish name translation for Eibhear. In Irish legend, this is the name of the son of Míl, leader of the Gaelic race in Ireland.

ASSOCIATED WITH biblical, legend (mythology), leader




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(female) Hene, ..

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How popular is Heber?

Heber is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#26078 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Heber reached its apex rank of #676 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

The only other prominent variation form of Heber ranked in the Top 2000 is Eber. These forms of Heber were at the height of their popularity a century ago (MEDIAN #783).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Heber, Eber in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Heber and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Deker, Elber, Faber, Heder, Heiner, Helier, Heller, Herbert, Hesed, Hevel, Hewe, Hewet, Hobert, Hobey, Homer, Hube, Hubert, Hyder, Keder, Keer, Lexer, Loeber, Meier, Meyer, Neper, Nezer, Peder, Peer, Peter, Saber, Seger, Taber, Teger, Umber, Weber and Xever. These names tend to be more frequently used than Heber.