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"HE" baby names beginning or starting with He-.

These boy names were at the apex of their popularity during 1930-1939 (adoption of 0.04%) and are almost as popular today (adoption 0.01%, 63% less), but with names like Heath, Herminio, Hermon, Hershel and Herman becoming somewhat outmoded. Hezekiah (#774) and Hector (#291) are two of the more chic baby names here, and there is a rebound in baby name usage for Hezekiah. Hecker (top 4%) and Heston (7%) are common He- last names.

Here is the list of He- names for girls.

pinAhearn - Heathcliff

Page 1/4 of 66 He- grouped names.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of He- names: Heath, Heber, Hernan

[Hearn, Hearne, Herin, Hern, .. 4 more] Forms of Ahearn 1 From Celtic word. "Horse-lord." Not in Top 1000.

[Heman, .. 4 more] Var. of Aimon 2 Source fr. Old German word. "Fatherland." Not in popularity charts. See also Teman. ..

[Helier, .. 5 more] Form of Alaire 3 Stems fr. Latin language. "Cheerful." Not in Top 1000. See also Hiller. ..

[Heroot, Herut, .. 1 more] Forms of Cherut 4 From Hebrew word. "Liberty." Outside Top 1000.

[Heber, .. 2 more] Var. of Eibhear 5 Source fr. Scottish, Irish. .. Eibhear Scott was the descendant of .. Heber (top 17%), like Hebner (top 16%), is a popular Heb- prefix last name. See also Heder.

[Heliodoro, Heliodoros] Forms of Eleodoro 6 Origin fr. Spanish, Greek elements. "Gift from the sun." Hewliodoro, Hildoro and Hilliodoro are kreatif forms.

[Heli, .. 4 more] Var. of Eli 7 From Hebrew element. "High." Not Top 1000 name. See also Deli. ..

[Hernan, Hernando, .. 14 more] Var. of Ferdinand 8 Based on Old German word. "Ready journey." Not in Top 1000. ..

[Heronimo, Herinomos, .. 4 more] Forms of Geronimo 9 Derivative of Italian, Greek. "Sacred name." Unique. Herinomos (cf. Hippolitos) uses the -os suffix. ..

[Hedeon, .. 3 more] Var. of Gideon 10 Based on Hebrew element. "He who cuts down." Hedeon is rarely used as a masculine name. See also Hadon.

[Heder, .. 2 more] Var. of Hadar 11 Root fr. Hebrew. "Splendor, glory. ornament; citrus fruit." Not in popularity charts. See also Hayder.

[Hedwin, Hedwinn, .. 3 more] Forms of Hadwin 12 Derived fr. Old English language. "Friend in war." Hedwin and Hedwinn were not Top birth names in 2014.

[Helliwell, .. 3 more] Var. of Halliwell 13 Root fr. Old English element. "Holy well." Unique, with the unconventional masculine-sounding -well ending for Helliwell, like Hartwell.

[Henlea, Henlee, Henleigh, Henley, .. 7 more] Forms of Hanley 14 From Old English. "High meadow." Henlea, Henley, etc. are rare as children's names.

[Heraldo, Herlad, Herold, Herrold, Herryck, Herrick, .. 13 more] Forms of Harold 15 Derived fr. Scandinavian, Old English elements. "Army ruler." Scarce as boys' names, but Heraldo, Herryck, etc. are comparable to the more popular Geraldo. ..

[Heimrich, .. 2 more] Form of Harry 16 Based on Old German element. "Home leader." Not in Top 1000. See also Heinrich. ..

[Herv, Herve, Hervey, .. 5 more] Var. of Harvey 17 Stems fr. Old English, Old French. "Battle worthy." Not in Top 1000. ..

[Heywood, .. 1 more] Var. of Haywood 18 Source fr. Old English element. "Hedged forest." Outside Top 1000. ..

Heath 19 Based on Middle English element. "Heath." A familiar children's name (#930 in current list), Heath is also used often as a surname. Also a girls' name.

Heathcliff 20 Source fr. Middle English element. "Cliff near a heath." Not in Top 1000.

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Summary of names (grouped by variations) for He- names for boys.

Ahearn - Heathcliff
Ahearn [Hern, Hearn, Herin, Hearne], Aimon [Heman], Alaire [Helier], Cherut [Herut, Heroot], Eibhear [Heber], Eleodoro [Heliodoro, Heliodoros], Eli [Heli], Ferdinand [Hernan, Hernando], Geronimo [Heronimo, Herinomos], Gideon [Hedeon], Hadar [Heder], Hadwin [Hedwin, Hedwinn], Halliwell [Helliwell], Hanley [Henlee, Henley, Henlea, Henleigh], Harold [Herold, Herrold, Herrick, Herryck, ..], Harry [Heimrich], Harvey [Herv, Herve, Hervey], Haywood [Heywood], Heath, Heathcliff

Heber - Herbert
Heber [Hebor], Hector [Heck, Hecie, Heckie, Heitor], Hedeon, Heddwyn [Hedwin, Hedwyn, Hedwynn], Hedley [Hedly, Headly, Headley, Headleigh], Heilyn, Heimdall [Heiman, Heimann], Heimrich, Heinrich [Heine, Heini, Heinie], Heinz [Heini, Heike, Heiner], Heladio [Helado], Helge [Helgi, Helje, Helji], Heller, Helmut [Hellmut, Hellmuth], Hem, Henderson [Hendrie, Hendron, Henryson, Hendries], Hendrick [Hendrik], Henley [Henlee, Henlie], Henry [Henryk, Heriot, Herrior, Henrique, ..], Herbert [Herbie, Herberto, Heribert, Heriberto, ..]

Hercules - Heywood
Hercules [Hercule, Heraclio, Herakles, Herculie], Hereward, Heribert, Herman [Hermie, Hermon, Hermann, Herminio], Hermes [Hermus, Hermilo, Hermite], Hernando [Hernan, Hernandez], Herndon, Herne [Hern, Hearne], Hernley [Hernly, Hernlea, Hernlie, Hernlee], Herrick [Herrik, Herryck], Hershel [Herzl, Heshel, Herzel, Heschel, ..], Hesed, Hesperos [Hespero, Hesperus, Hesperios], Heulog, Hevel, Hewett [Hewie, Hewitt, Hewlett, Hewlitt], Hewie, Hewney, Hewson, Heywood

Hezekiah - John
Hezekiah [Hezeki], Hilary [Helario], Houston [Hewson], Hugh [Hew, Hewe, Hewie], Hurst [Hearst], John [Heanno]