Heather name meaning
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Heather Name Meaning

Name

Heather

   
Pronounciation
HEH-ther

Meaning of Heather

Named After The Plant Heather, Which Are A Variety Of Small Shrubs With Pink Or White Flowers Which Commonly Grow In Rocky Areas

Heather Name Origin

Irish
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).
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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. 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).
Heather also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Anglo, Australian, Chinese, Danish
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