What does Heriot mean?
Heriot /heri-ot/ [3 sylls.] 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) with the suffix -iot.
Heriot has 27 related forms via Henry: Arrigo, Enrico, Enrikos, Enrique▲, Enzio, Hal▼, Hank▲, Harry▼, Heike, Heiko, Heindrick, Heindrik, Heiner, Heinrich, Heinrick, Heinrik, Heinz, Hendrick, Hendrik, Henerik, Henning, Henri, Henrik, Henrique, Henryk, Herrior and Hinrich.Kreatif forms: Hariot, Horiot, Horriot. [more]
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. Census)
Prominent variation forms of Heriot (outside Top 1000) appearing in the Top 1000 are Henry (#33 the previous year), Enrique (#414), Hank (#602), Harry (#714), Henrik (#863), Hal, Henri and Enrico. Adoption of these boy names was at its apex during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.4288%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.2968%, 30.8% less), with the versions Harry and Hal becoming less fashionable. Hank (#602) and Enrique (#414) are two of the more chic birth names here, and there is also a revival in birth name popularity for Hank. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Heriot and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)