US Popularity:1790
The British gender-neutral name Heath became popular for those who lived on or near a moor. Heath is a piece of land left unattended where wild shrubbery grows, and it’s also the name of a colorful plant. A famous figure who bore this name was 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. So if your little one is bound to love the wilderness—growing up a free spirit among the moor flowers—or you want to pay tribute to your favorite actor, Heath would be a thoughtful choice that baby will love.

Famous People Named Heath

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  • Heath Ledger

Heath Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Heath is currently #2229 on The Bump
Boy:Heath is currently #1553 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Heath is currently #1251 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Heath is currently #1790 in U.S. births
Boy:Heath is currently #1827 in U.S. births
Girl:Heath is currently #27056 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2004
- 5003
from 1995
In comparison to the previous year's data
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