The 99 Best Middle Names for Heather

  • By: Jess
  • Date: March 18, 2022
  • Time to read: 7 min.

Congratulations on the birth of your daughter! You’ve already figured out her first name, so it’s time to move on to the exciting part: picking a middle name for her! Making this selection for your newborn can be an exciting, but also somewhat intimidating, process to go through and complete. You may be perplexed as to which middle name will best match your daughter’s given name given the plethora of options.

That’s why I’ve written my tips to help you choose the ideal middle name for your child. You can go through some quick lists to help you make your pick – you’re guaranteed to fall in love with at least one of them!

What Does The Name Heather Mean?

Heather is a popular girl’s name in the English-speaking world. Heather is actually a name given to a tiny shrub with pink or white blooms that grows in rocky regions and is referred to as Heather in English. Because of its rocky terrain, the brush is native to both Scotland and England, but it is more prevalent in Scotland. The word “hather” comes from the Middle English word “hather.”

People believe that the name of their children can have an impact on their future success in life. It can also have a bearing on a child, what their name means. As a result, people often choose names based on their meanings, believing that the meaning of the child’s name may reflect the nature of the child or influence the child later on.

How Do You Pronounce Heather?

Heather is pronounced as /HEH ther/.

What are middle names for?

Your daughter’s middle name is one that she will keep with her for the rest of her life, which is a wonderful thing. Of course, middle names aren’t absolutely necessary in terms of legal requirements, but they do add a little something extra to the overall flavor of our names. And, to be completely honest, they do come in helpful every now and then.

Often people can make the middle name a nickname later on or even you can put the initials together to form a new name, for example, Heather May could become Hem! 

Research has also indicated that having middle names improves people’s chances of getting a better job in the future! According to a study published in the European Journal of Social Psychology, people who have middle names are believed to have a high social position and to be intellectually superior. 

Famous People Called Heather

  • Heather Tom (born 1975), American actress
  • Heather Wallace (born 1961), Canadian squash player
  • Heather Whitestone (born 1973), Miss America winner
  • Heather Moyse (born 1978), Canadian bobsledder and rugby union player
  • Heather North (1945–2017), American voice actress
  • Heather Nova (born 1967), Bermudian singer-songwriter and poet
  • Heather Marks (born 1988), Canadian model
  • Heather Matarazzo (born 1982), American actress
  • Heather McCartney (born 1962), American-British potter and artist, daughter of Linda McCartney and adopted daughter of Paul McCartney
  • Heather Mills (born 1968), British model and activist; the second wife of Paul McCartney

How Common is the Name Heather?

The first name Heather was given to a child in January 15th, 1883, according to the Social Security Administration’s birth record database.

Heather is the 121st most popular name in the history of the world. The Social Security Administration has registered 526,374 babies born with the first name Heather in the United States between the years 1880 and 2019. Heather was the most commonly used first name in the United States in 1975, with a total of 24,300 infants.
Heather was the third most common female name in the United States behind Jennifer and Amy, with over 24,000 girls named Heather at its peak in 1975. Only 219 girls were born in 2017, making it the 1,129th most prevalent name.

How to Choose the Perfect Name to go With Heather

The most appropriate middle name for Heather is the one that blends nicely with her first and last names. For example, choose the middle names you want for Heather from the list below and jot them down on a piece of paper.

Say the names out loud with Heather at the start. For example, Heather Ann.  Remove any names that are strange, bizarre, or difficult to pronounce.

Step 2 should be repeated, but this time include the last name and listen to how it sounds. Delete any further names that don’t sound suitable.

Examine the initials of the remaining names and identify the ones that work particularly well together. Make certain that it does not sound absurd or harsh. Consider looking for ones that can be given nicknames when they are grouped together.

By the time you are finished with steps 1-4, you will have cut down the selection to a manageable amount of options that will assist you in deciding on the ideal middle name for Heather.

50 Best Middle Names for Heather

We’ve pulled together the best girl’s names that go well with the name Heather. Here’s our list:

1Heather Parker
2Heather Izabella
3Heather Juliette
4Heather Emily
5Heather Edith
6Heather Aurora
7Heather Haisley
8Heather Audrey
9Heather Briella
10Heather Rosemary
11Heather Ari
12Heather Dior
13Heather Maya
14Heather Liliana
15Heather Kora
16Heather Trinity
17Heather Raven
18Heather Mya
19Heather Emmalyn
20Heather Serenity
21Heather Aubree
22Heather Isabella
23Heather Ariel
24Heather Adaline
25Heather Adalyn
26Heather Millie
27Heather Palmer
28Heather Amari
29Heather Evelyn
30Heather River
31Heather Veronica
32Heather Catalina
33Heather Logan
34Heather Jordyn
35Heather Isla
36Heather Dream
37Heather Skyler
38Heather Giselle
39Heather Thea
40Heather Zoey
41Heather Laura
42Heather Freya
43Heather Lana
44Heather Jolene
45Heather Ivy
46Heather Wynter
47Heather Alani
48Heather Adriana
49Heather Sophia
50Heather Jennifer

First Name for Middle Name Heather

If you have already decided on Heather as the middle name you might be looking for the perfect first name as Heather makes a great middle name. We have our top 10 here!

Lillian Heather
Lucia Heather
Dylan Heather
Stephanie Heather
Bella Heather
Layla Heather
Sutton Heather
Natalie Heather
Meadow Heather
Celine Heather

10 Classic Girl Names That Go Well With Heather

Heather Alice
Heather Margaret
Heather Hattie
Heather Georgia
Heather Mabel
Heather Adelaide
Heather Rose
Heather Maisie
Heather Genevieve
Heather Violet

10 Modern Names That Go With Heather

Heather Noe
Heather Evie
Heather Reese
Heather Alaia
Heather Mara
Heather Cove
Heather Ainhoa
Heather Ellery
Heather Sage
Heather Dara

10 Unusual Girl Names That Go With Heather

Heather Calla
Heather Hadlee
Heather Ivana
Heather Danica
Heather Laken
Heather Adley
Heather Farah
Heather Merritt
Heather Gianna
Heather Elora

European Names That Match the Name Heather

If you love European names or even have European ancestry we’ve compiled the best Irish, French, Spanish, Italian, German and Polish names to go with Heather. We’ve kept these spelt in their original authentic way, but you can always update the spelling if you prefer.

7 Irish Girl Names That Go with Heather

Heather Laoise (lee-sha)
Heather Nuala (noo-lah)
Heather Riona (ree-ona)
Heather Eimear (ee-mur)
Heather Clodagh (clo-da)
Heather Sadhbh (sive, sigh-v)
Heather Aoife (ee-fa)

7 French Names to Go with Heather

Heather Chloé
Heather Clara
Heather Aida
Heather Aline
Heather Clothilde
Heather Sylvie
Heather Adele (See Middle Names for Adele)

7 Spanish Names That Go Well with Heather

Heather Emily
Heather Luna
Heather Sofía
Heather Zoe
Heather Nicole
Heather Amanda
Heather Clara

7 Italian Names for Heather

Heather Maria
Heather Giorgia
Heather Lore
Heather Francesca
Heather Caterina
Heather Sabina
Heather Costanza

7 German Names for Heather

Heather Erna
Heather Lilly
Heather Sofie
Heather Lina
Heather Charlotte
Heather Elsa
Heather Elli

7 Polish Names for Heather

Heather Mariola
Heather Ludmiła
Heather Katarzyna
Heather Jowita
Heather Dobrosława
Heather Jolanta
Heather Kazimiera

Names of Certain Length

If you have a long or short surname, you might want to choose middle names with just 1, 2 or 3 syllables, we’ve got the best of each to help you choose the best middle name for your child.

7 Names for Heather with 1 Syllable

Heather Hope
Heather Kate
Heather June
Heather Anne
Heather Bekke
Heather Tess
Heather Jai

7 Names for Heather with 2 Syllables

Heather Olive
Heather Lea
Heather Alice
Heather Mia
Heather Lola
Heather Megan
Heather Autumn

7 Names for Heather with 3 Syllables

Heather Brianna
Heather Lillian
Heather Sierra
Heather Violet
Heather Jocelyn
Heather Gillian
Heather Naomi

Names for Heather with the Same Initial

Heather Harlow
Heather Haven
Heather Hattie
Heather Helen
Heather Heidi
Heather Hannah
Heather Harper

7 Names for Heather Starting with A Vowel

Heather Alana
Heather Alexa
Heather Addilyn
Heather Aubree
Heather Elliana
Heather Aniyah
Heather Amari

Nicknames for Heather

Heather is often given the following nicknames:

  • Hea
  • Hedy
  • Eder
  • Thea
  • Hethe
  • Heder
  • Heide
  • Hetty
  • Hez/Hezzy
  • Heat
  • Heath

Different Ways to Spell Heather

  • Haidar
  • Haider
  • Hyder

Similar Names Like Heather

  • Amber
  • Jasmine
  • Dawn
  • April
  • Blossom
  • Cynthia
  • Holly
  • Ashley

If you like these names, check out our post on names that go with Harmony

Sibling Names for Heather

If you already have a child named Heather, you might be looking for some great sister or brother names that go with it. We’ve compiled some classic names that go together really well with Heather.

Sister Names for Heather

If you already have a baby Heather, and she’s going to be an older sister, then we’ve come up with some gorgeous sister names!

Heather & Maren
Heather & Alexa
Heather & Valeria
Heather & Mariana
Heather & Blake
Heather & Hannah
Heather & Noa
Heather & Alina
Heather & Lola
Heather & Rosie

Brother Names for Heather

If you are expecting a baby boy, and already have an Heather then check out our boy names that will match your baby girl!

Heather & Sage
Heather & Hayden
Heather & Jeremy
Heather & Adler
Heather & Jeremias
Heather & Zakai
Heather & Mark
Heather & Shane
Heather & Eric
Heather & Tadeo

Take Away For Baby Name Heather

Those are just a few of my favorite names that go well with Amelia, and this is by no means an exhaustive list of names that go well with Amelia. Please share your favorite middle names for girls, or even simply your favorite middle names in general, in the comments section. Good luck choosing!

And, before you leave, take a look at some of my other favorite posts for middle names, such as: