Heath - boys name

Heath name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 89%

Heath name meaning:

The name Heath is of English origin and carries a strong connection to nature. It is derived from the Old English word "haeth," which means "heathland" or "wasteland." The name Heath signifies open, uncultivated land covered with heather or other low-growing shrubs, emphasizing the wild and untamed beauty of nature. As a boy's name, Heath represents qualities such as strength, resilience, and independence.

People named Heath tend to possess a grounded and down-to-earth nature. They are often adventurous, free-spirited, and drawn to the outdoors. These individuals have a natural affinity for exploring and embracing the world around them. Additionally, the name Heath may also symbolize a sense of tranquility, as heathlands are often serene and peaceful environments.

Parents who choose the name Heath for their son may be seeking a name that embodies the essence of nature, evoking images of wide-open spaces, natural beauty, and a sense of freedom. The name Heath carries a strong connection to the earth and its wild landscapes, making it a unique and meaningful choice for a boy's name.

Origin: English


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Overall UK ranking: 503 out of 4789

78 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Heath

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