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pinWhat 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]

pinHow 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Enrico, Enrique, Hal, Hank, Harry in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Henri, Henrik, Henry in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Heriot is alike in pronunciation to Heroot and Herut. Like Heriot, these names are not frequently used.