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The table below indicates the number of times the name Heather has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Heather
Use of the Name Heather for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
235 235 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Heather has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Heather first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1935, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Heather
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1935  87163
1936  95652
1937  96952
1938  80976
1939  70793
1940  673106
1941  617131
1942  589158
1943  583167
1944  647131
1945  556175
1946  512237
1947  499272
1948  572213
1949  516251
1950  460312
1951  473309
1952  440381
1953  418428
1954  375541
1955  346615
1956  342661
1957  354662
1958  344731
1959  301911
1960  298971
1961  2761,101
1962  2471,283
1963  1832,084
1964  1602,385
1965  1502,493
1966  1252,898
1967  873,904
1968  625,499
1969  3410,064
1970  1914,648
1971  1215,012
1972  916,322
1973  819,333
197492877423,169
1975  324,295
197691783424,188
197799375523,753
1978  522,263
1979  720,835
1980  619,952
1981  1017,944
1982  1217,475
1983  920,735
1984  921,462
1985  821,152
1986  919,779
1987  918,982
1988  1418,007
1989  1516,255
1990  1914,215
1991  2311,707
1992  319,716
1993  378,098
1994  447,036
1995  546,024
1996  714,752
1997  903,765
1998  993,393
1999  1122,881
2000  1262,679
2001  1462,262
2002  1592,052
2003  2051,605
2004  2451,284
Totals:  235 517,440

During the last 125 years, parents have used Heather as a boy's name about 0% of the time and more frequently (about 99% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are significantly lower than actual counts because the name Heather appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 3 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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