Heath

Pronunciation: he-ha-hth
Origin: United Kingdom
gender-male
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Western Europe

The name Heath has its origins in British culture and is derived from the word "heath," which refers to a piece of land left unattended where wild shrubbery grows, or a colorful plant. The name became popular for those who lived on or near a moor, which is a tract of wasteland or an extensive area of open, uncultivated land with poor, coarse soil and a surface rich in peat or peaty humus. Heath is a gender-neutral name and has been used for both boys and girls. The name has been associated with famous figures such as actor Heath Ledger, known for his wide range of roles in movies like 10 Things I Hate About You, A Knight's Tale, and The Dark Knight. The origin of the name Heath can be traced back to Middle English "heeth," Old English "hǣþ," and Proto-Germanic "*haiθī," all of which mean "heath, untilled land, waste; heather". The name is also cognate with Dutch "heide," German "Heide," Norwegian "hei," Swedish "hed," and Old Welsh "coit," all of which translate to "heath" or "moor".

Heath Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Heath is currently #530 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Heath is currently #530 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Nature: Heath is currently #147 on Kiindred Nature Names
gender-male Boy Nature: Heath is currently #147 on Kiindred Boy Nature Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Heath is currently #522 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Heath is currently #522 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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