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Origins of the Heath surname

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We have a total number of 179267 records for people with the last name Heath.

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Alternative variations of the name Heath

Heath, Heeth, Heaths, Heith, Heiths

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Where do most Heaths live?

In 1921, most Heaths lived in West Midlands.

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Interesting facts about Heaths

How common is your surname?

208th most common surname in the UK

We have 160,000 records for the Heath surname. The oldest one dates back to 1194.

Who were Heaths most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Heath first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Heath family members

Common jobs for Heaths

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Heaths in 1921




Domestic Servant


General Servant Domestic


House Servant


Common Male occupations for Heaths in 1921
Agricultural Labourer




General Labourer




Coal Miner


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