Meaning & History
From an English surname that denoted one who lived on a heath. It was popularized as a given name by the character Heath Barkley from the 1960s television series The Big Valley .
People think this name is
classic natural wholesome strong strange simple
Sources & References
- Evans, Cleveland Kent. The Great Big Book of Baby Names. Publications International, 2006, page 153.
Entry updated February 4, 2020