Heather: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Heather

Derived from the Middle English word "hather," which described a flowering plant that blanketed the moorlands of Europe. And much like her namesake, your little Heather will blanket the floor of her bedroom with toys and other crap.

Nicknames:

As long as this name is, you'd think there'd be a good nickname in there somewhere - but there isn't.

Famous people named Heather:

Actresses Heather Locklear, Heather Graham, Heather Tom, and Heather Matarazzo; models Heather Mills, Heather Bratton, and Heather Stohler; rapper Heather B. Gardner; singer Heather Small.

Fun fact:

The name Heather was at its peak on U.S. popularity charts in 1975 at #3.

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