Heather: baby girl name meaning and popularity


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.


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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