The girl's name Heather is of Middle English origin. Flower name: an evergreen flowering plant that thrives on peaty barren lands, as in Scotland. It was first used as a given name in the late 19th century, though it did not become popular until the last half of the 20th century.
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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).
Famous Name heather
Heather started acting at age 2 in a commercial for Publisher's Clearing House. When she appeared in the telefilm "Generation X" in 1996, she became the first actress to portray the X-Men character of Jubilee on screen. Heather joined the cast of Party of Five in 1998, playing the part of Maggie. She became the wife of actor James Van Der Beek on July 5, 2003.
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Meaning of Heather in Irish origin/culture for Girl name with history and fame details.