Of English origin.

From the English word “heather”, which is a perennial flowering plant.

Heather usually grow on rocky areas that grow and bloom during spring and summer.

Its colors range from white to purple, pink or red.

Heather plant traditionally symbolizes good luck.

It was a popular name during the ‘70’s –ranked up to #3- and #978 in 2016, in the U.S.A.

Famous bearers are Heather Locklear, Heather Graham, Heather Matarazzo, Heather Headley, Heather Tom, Heather O’Reilly, Heather B. Gardner, Heather Langenkamp, Heather Hemmens, Heather Engebretson, Heather Mills.