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What does Heckie mean?

Heckie Pronunciation of Heckie [heck-ie] as a name for boys is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Heckie is "to restrain, defend". Heckie is an alternate spelling of Hector (Greek): from Hekt˘r.

Associated with: greek.


3 relations via Hector: Hec, Hecie and Heck.

Creative forms:
(male) Heckos, Hesie, ..

(female) Heckey, Heckha, ..

Middle name pairings:
Heckie Wilder (H.W.), ..

How popular is Heckie?

Heckie is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Heckie is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent varying form of Heckie (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 is Hector (#303 in 2015). Other variants, like Hec, are seldom used. This form of Heckie reached the top of its popularity in the year 2005 (#166) and is somewhat less common today (#303, 49% less usage). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hector in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Heckie is alike in pronunciation to Heiko. Other recommended names are Acklie, Benjie, Berkie, Berklie, Buckie, Chuckie, Dennie, Derrie, Dickie, Ferdie, Fergie, Haakin, Hackit, Hackitt (see Hackett), Hakim, Hallie, Harrie, Harvie, Hawke, Heike, Hein, Heine, Heinie, Helgi, Heli, Helje (see Helgi), Helji, Hendrie, Henk, Henlee, Henlie, Henrik, Herbie, Hercule, Hermie, Hermite, Herne, Hernlie (see Hernley), Herrik (see Herrick), Heshi, Hewe, Hewie, Hezeki, Hobie, Hockley, Hocklie (see Hockley), Hockny (see Hockney), Hopkin, Howie, Hubie, Hughie, Hymie, Ikie, Jackie, Jakie, Jessie, Kearie, Kelbie, Kennie, Lemmie, Mackie, Nickie, Perrie, Reggie, Remie, Richie, Rickie, Sachie, Skie, Teddie, Terrie, Welbie, Wilkie and Zackie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Heckie.

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