Heather as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Heather?

We estimate that there are 505,702 people named Heather who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Heather is the 37th most common for women, and the 90th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Heather?

The average person named Heather is 41.71 years old.

Is Heather a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

170 people named Heather were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 1,321st most popular name for girls, and the 2,473rd most popular overall.

The popularity of Heather peaked in 1975, when it was the 3rd most popular name for baby girls.

Is Heather a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Heather is almost exclusively a female name. 99.7% of people named Heather are female.

Popularity of Heather in England

In 2020, Heather was the 941st most popular name for girls in England and Wales.