Heather meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Heather No. of characters: 7 Gender: GirlOrigin: English
How to pronounce Heather hea-ther What does my name mean? 
Meanings: Flower Name Flowering Shrub Named After the Plant Heather Which are a Variety of Small Shrubs with Pink or White Flowers which Commonly Grow in Rocky Areas English name, meaning: Heather. Namesake: Heather Locklear, American actress.

Heather was ranked 897 in 2007 list of US boys name and dropped by 12.27% from its previous ranking of 799 in 1999. Heather was ranked 689 in 2016 list of US girls name and dropped by 0.15% from its previous ranking of 688 in 2015.

Full form of Heather : Honest Enterprising Altruistic Thrifty Hesitant Encouraging Religious

Heather is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 708 in 2015. Around 5135 people wear Heather as their first name. Heather is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Heather was uncommon first name for a boy but is a widely used first name for a girl which is popular since 2014 and ranked 689 (0.006896% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 525786 people wear Heather as their first name. Comes from the English "heath" Means: "heather" Fest on October 5th. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Heather showcases in the charts. 0.145462% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Heather
YearRankOccurence
Popular girl name in
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1951431308
1952408381
1953389428
1954356541
1955334614
1956329661
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History of Heather

Like all the names of flowers or plants, Heather patroness St. Fleur, who was one of the first nuns, in 1300, to leave his monastery for the service of the sick. Born in Auvergne, she uses his talents at the Hospice de Beaulieu, near Rocamadour. She knew mystical ecstasies and many miracles are attributed to him. She died a holy death in 1347. - This britanique name given in the 50s, was rependu the USA in the 70s. Like all the names of flowers or plants, Heather's patron saint is Saint Fleur, who was one of the first nuns around 1300, to leave her monastery for the service of the sick. Born in Auvergne, she practices her talents at the Beaulieu Hospice, near Rocamadour. She experienced mystical ecstasies and many miracles are attributed to her. She died saintly in 1347. - This British name given in the 50s, was hanged in the United States in the 1970s.

Expression number of Heather is 11. Their freedom is the most precious good they preserve. Heather have high energy levels, just like a child. They are independent women who enjoy the unexpected, adventure and travel. Heather are highly sensitive and possess a high sense of awareness. Their fantasy, their originality make us never bored with them. Heather are gifted with a sixth-sense, in addition to discerning and inspiring qualities. Cozy, feminine, loving the toilet, they are women full of charm and who are inert ...

Names that rhyme with Heather Famous people named Heather
Heather Brown in 17 Miracles as Actress
Heather Nicol in Ballet Shoes as Actress
Heather Stewart in Young, Single & Angry as Actress
Heather Driver in The Road to Damascus as Actress
Heather LaCombe in Entourage as Actress
Heather Griffith in 12:01 as Miscellaneous Crew
Heather Laird in Winter's Bone as Casting Department
Heather Allen Spiegel in The Greatest Show Ever as Actress
Heather Sullivan in Pilot as Actress
Heather Anderson in Little Miss Sunshine as Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Names like Heather Heather Namesakes Related Names: Heabba Headd Headda Headley Headly Heagyth Heahburg Heahfrith Heahgyth Heahhbeorht Heahmund Heahred Heahstan Heahter Heahthryth Heahweard Healani Heald Healey Healfdene Posts having Heather: Comments :Myrtie Maize Heather is the English name for heather , which is also known under the name Erika. However, the name is contrary to popular belief is not the equivalent of the German first name Erika , since this by Erich derived. The name comes from the Middle English , heth , " heather ", which also gave the English Heath . It comes from the English word homonym indicating the heather ( Calluna vulgaris ), a plant typical of rocky areas. Heather is borrowed from English medium hathir or Hather, itself derived from ' English ancient hæddre (always with the same meaning), and reached its present form perhaps altered by the word heath , "wilderness", "heath"; from the same root etymology derives the name Heath . Was used as the name for the first time towards the end of the nineteenth century , although it did not become popular until the second half of the twentieth century. Popularity of Heather
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