Heath

Heath - A very unique male name



  Mar 29,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Heath, meaning the heathland dweller, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1917 on position #1688. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Heath and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Heath? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Heath. The baby boy name Heath was given to 206 baby boys in 2012, ranking #840 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 7,966 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Heath peaked in popularity 43 years ago in 1974 on position 181.



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Heath is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Heath is currently topping the baby name charts in Iowa at position #459 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,494.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Heath is where you live.


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Heath origin and meaning

Heath is a 5 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means the heathland dweller. To see famous people named Heath, pop culture references for the name Heath and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Heath

We've found the following names that sound similar to Heath, sorted by popularity.

Hoyt / Haywood / Hadi / Hideo / Hewitt / Hiawatha / Hoyte / Hayato / Heith / Haadi /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012840
2011834
2010766
2009675
2008700
2007904
2006827
2005802
2004698
2003753
2002666
2001818
2000872
1999809
1998661
1997672
1996652
1995593
1994531
1993534
1992547
1991498
1990458
1989399
1988367
1987342
1986337
1985331
1984303
1983299
1982284
1981272
1980244
1979226
1978210
1977206
1976194
1975186
1974181
1973201
1972190
1971223
1970279
1969346
1968325
1967329
1966365
19651297
19211635
19201412
19171688

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Iowa459
Mississippi501
Oklahoma575
Kentucky576
Arkansas578
Pennsylvania583
Indiana591
Missouri630
Georgia653
Tennessee665
Maryland666
Ohio723
South Carolina733
Louisiana782
Virginia787
Wisconsin806
Colorado832
Florida841
Michigan870
Texas882
North Carolina1011
Illinois1247
California1302
New York1494

Even more about Heath


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Heath a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Heath?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1974
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Heath
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 7,966
Letter count 5
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1917
2012 births +206

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