Heather Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Heather:
Taken from the name of the plant having very small scale-like leaves and purplish-pink flowers. The word is derived from the Old English haddyr (heather, plants of the heath family).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Nicknames for Heather
"HEATH" OR "HEATHY", Heat, Hev, Hattie, Haddyr (Old English) and Haedre (Old English)
Feather, Angel (play on Feather)
"heh-heh" "header header" (pronounced just like the header of a document)
- Meanings and history of the name Heather
The girl's name Heather \he(a)-ther\ is pronounced HEH-ther. It is of Middle English origin. Flower name: an evergreen flowering plant that thrives on peaty barren lands, as in Scotland.
- Famous real-life people named Heather
Heather Locklear - American actress
Heather Thomas - American actress
Heather Headley - American singer
Heather Graham - American actress
Heather Morris - American actress and dancer
Heather Mitts - Former US Women's National Soccer Player
Heather O'Rourke - American actress
Heather O'Reilly - US Women's National Soccer Player
Heather Small - English soul singer, dancer
Heather B- Rapper
Heather Mills - Reality Star
Heather McCartney - Photographer
Heather Dubrow - Actress. 'Real Housewives of Orange County' reality show.
Heather Tom - Soap Opera actress
Heather Whitestone - Model
Heather Thomson - Reality actress
Heather Sossaman - Actress
Heather Matarazzo - Actress, 'The Princess Diaries'1 & 2
Heather Russel - Singer
Heather Cox - Popular Youtuber
Heather Langenkamp - Actress
Heather Hemmens - Actress
Heather Lindsay - Entrepreneur
Heather Headley - R&B Singer
Heather Menzies - actress
Heather Watson - Tennis Player
Heather Peace - Actress
Heather Hunter - Model
Heather Brewer - Author
Heather Hopper - Actress
Heather Burns - Actress
Heather Catania - Fashion designer
Heather Lee Fazz - Youtuber
Heather Marks - Model
Heather Nicole - Pop Singer
Heather Donahue - Actress
Heather Angel - Actress
Heather Hahn - Blogger
Heather Marter - Reality star\
- Heather in song, story & screen
"Heathers" - movie starring Winona Ryder and Christian Slater. The Heathers represent the "popular" clique in a suburban high school. All of the members are named Heather, with the later exception of Ryder's character, Veronica.
In the comic strip "Peanuts," Heather is the name of the Little Red-Haired Girl, the object of Charlie Brown's unrequited crush.
Song by the band Heavens- Heather
Perry Como Song - tulips and heather
Gene Kelly song from Brigadoon - Heather on the Hill
"Heather Honey"- pop song from the sixties by Tommy Roe
Heather Mason, main character from survival-horror video game "Silent Hill 3"
Heather Hudson the alter ego of Vindicator of Alpha Flight in Marvel comics
Heather Cameron, Lifeguard in the X-Men books