US Popularity:2196
Meaning:Level, uncultivated land; Plant species
The English masculine name Heath was once a title used for someone who lived on or near a heath or a piece of “level, uncultivated land.” Heath is also the name of a species of plant with narrow leaves and long-lasting flowers. 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. If your little one is destined to love the wilderness and grow up amongst the flowers and fields, they’ll love the name Heath. They might also be inspired by their actor namesake and find their way to the big screen.

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 #1252 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Heath is currently #2196 in U.S. births
Boy:Heath is currently #1059 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 196
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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