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Heriot

What does Heriot mean?

Heriot Pronunciation of Heriot [heri-ot] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the name Heriot means "home leader". Heriot is an alternate form of Henry (Old German): from Haimric.

Associated with: home, leader.

Variations

7 related forms via Henry: Heike, Heiko, Hein, Heinz, Henri, Henrik and Herrior.

Creative forms:
(male) Harot, Heriday, ..

(female) Herida, ..

Middle name pairings:
Heriot Yehuda (H.Y.), ..

How popular is Heriot?

Heriot is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#70052 out of 150436, Top 47%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Heriot (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Henry (#29 from current records), Henrik (#843) and Henri (#1578). Adoption of these relations of Heriot was widespread during the years 1880-1889 (adoption of 2.2%) and has become significantly reduced since (adoption 0.6%, 75% less), with the version Henry falling out of fashion. Henrik is the most chic birth name here. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Henri, Henrik, Henry in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Henrik, Henry outside U.S.

Similar Names

Heriot is alike in pronunciation to Heroot and Herut. Other suggested similar names are Arnot, Cheroot, Dermot, Diot, Eliot, Elliot, Garrot (see Garret), Hardon, Hari, Harish, Harjit, Harlo, Harloe, Harlow, Harmon, Haron, Haroon, Hart, Hearst, Hebor, Hecie, Hedeon, Heine, Heini, Heitor, Helario, Heli, Helier, Helmut, Herbie, Heribert, Herin, Herlad, Herman, Hermes, Hermie, Hermilo, Hermite, Hermon, Hermus, Hern, Hernan, Herndon, Herne, Hernly, Herold, Herrick, Herrik (see Herrick), Herrold, Hersch, Hersh, Herv (see Harvey), Herve, Hervey, Herzel, Herzl, Heulog, Hewet, Hewett, Hewie, Hewitt, Hewlitt (see Hewett), Hewson, Hiro, Hirom, Hirst, Horst, Horton, Hurst, Jarrot, Jerrot, Merit and Meritt. These names tend to be more frequently used than Heriot.

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