Heather

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Origin and Meaning

English name derived from the name of the flowering plant found most commonly in acid and infertile growing conditions [1]

CallunaVulgaris.jpg
Heather
Image by Aqwis,[2]
licensed under Creative Commons

Related Names

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English

Further Information

Heather is a name used among immigrants from English-speaking countries, but is very rarely used in the Nordic countries by people without an immigration background

Strongest Period of Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[3]
116 172 0 0
Norway Norway[4]
69 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[5]
58 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[6]
5 7 0 0
Finland Finland[7]
n.a. 105 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Heather.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  2. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Aqwis, source & license
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi