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Names starting with He

Heather - English name derived from the plant name, meaning "heather."
Hemigidius - Latin name meaning "half-god; demigod." 
Henrietta - Latin form of French Henriette, meaning "little home-ruler."
Helewise - Medieval French form of Teutonic Helewidis, meaning "hale-wide; very healthy and sound."
Hero - Greek name derived form the word hērōs, meaning "hero." In mythology, this is the name of the lover of Leandros (Latin Leander).
Hercules - Latin form of Greek Herakles, meaning "glory of Hera." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Zeus by the mortal woman Alcmene. He is noted for his exceptional physical strength and the twelve labors he completed after which he was made a god. 
Hendry - Scottish form of Latin Henricus, meaning "home-ruler."
Hernán - Short form of Spanish Hernando, meaning "ardent for peace."
Hecate - Latin form of Greek Hekate, meaning "worker from faroff." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess ofwitchcraft, demons, graves, and the underworld.
Herensuge - Basque legend name of a dragon, meaning "dragon."
Herodes - Greek name meaning "sprung from a hero." In the bible, this is the name of the king who ordered the slaughter of all male children "two years old and under." 
Heiki - Hawaiian form of Swiss Heidi, meaning "noble sort." 
Heckie - Scottish pet form of Latin Hector, meaning "defend; hold fast."
Hectorina - Feminine form of English Hector, meaning "defend; hold fast."
Hephaistos - Greek name said to be pre-Hellenic and of unknown origin, but possibly from the word hepta, meaning "seven." In mythology, this is the name of the lame god of artisans, craftsmen, metallurgy and fire. His Roman name is Vulcan. It was from the forge of this god that Prometheus stole fire to give to man. He is also known by the epithet "both feet crooked."
Hezron - Anglicized form of Hebrew Chetsrown, meaning "enclosed; surrounded by a wall." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Reuben.
Hezekiah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Chizqiyah, meaning "God is my strength." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah and several other characters.
Heylel - Hebrew name meaning "light-bringer." In the bible, this is a name for the morning star (Lucifer) and the honorific title of a Babylonian king. Lucifer is the Latin translation of this name.
Heydar - Persian form of Arabic Haidar, meaning "lion."
Hewie - Variant spelling of English Hughie, meaning "heart," "mind," or "spirit." 
Hew - Scottish form of Old French Hugues, meaning "heart," "mind," or "spirit." 
Hevovitastamiutsto - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "whirlwind."
Hevel - Variant spelling of Hebrew Hebel, "breath, breathing." 
Hevataneo - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "hairy rope."
Heva - Latin form of Greek Eva (Hebrew Chavvah), meaning "life." In the bible, this is the name of the first woman, wife of Adam, the mother of the entire human family.
Heulwen - Welsh name meaning "sunshine."
Heulog - Welsh unisex name meaning "sunny."
Hettie - English pet form of Latin Hester "star" and English Harriet "little home-ruler."
Hetshepsit - Variant spelling of Egyptian Hatshepsut, meaning "foremost of noble women."
Het-heru - Egyptian name composed of the elements hwt "house" and Hr "Horus," hence "house of Horus." In mythology, this is the name of a cow-headed goddess of love.
Hesutu - Native American Miwok name meaning "yellow jacket nest rising out of the ground."
Hestia - Greek name meaning "altar, hearth, fireside." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of the hearth. Her Roman name is Vesta.
Hester - Medieval Latin form of Persian Esther, meaning "star."
Hesperus - Variant spelling of Greek Hesperos, meaning "evening." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Eos, one of the gods of the evening star Venus, the other being Eosphoros. They were later combined into one god. His Latin name is Vesperus.
Hesperos - Greek name meaning "evening." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Eos, one of the gods of the evening star Venus, the other being Eosphoros. They were later combined into one god. His Latin name is Vesperus.
Heskovizenako - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "porcupine bear."
Hesiodos - Greek name, possibly composed of the elements hesi "to send" and oides "ode, song," hence "to send song."
Hesiod - Short form of Greek Hesiodos, possibly meaning "to send song."
Heshel - Variant spelling of Yiddish Heschel, meaning "deer."
Hesham - Variant spelling of Arabic Hisham, meaning "generous."
Hesekiel - Finnish form of Hebrew Yechezqel, meaning "God will strengthen."
Heschel - Variant form of Yiddish Hershel, meaning "deer."
Hervey - Variant spelling of English Harvey, meaning "battle worthy."
Hervé - French form of Breton Haerveu, meaning "battle worthy."
Heruta - Variant spelling of Hebrew Cheruta, meaning "freedom."
Herut - Variant spelling of Hebrew Cherut, meaning "freedom."
Heru - Variant spelling of Egyptian Haru, meaning "falcon." In mythology, this is the name of the son of Isis, a falcon-headed god of the sky.
Hertha - Variant form of Latin Nerthus, meaning "strong, vigorous." 
Herta - Variant spelling of Latin Hertha, meaning "strong, vigorous."
Hersilia - Latin name meaning "delicate, tender." In Roman mythology, this is the name of the wife of Romulus.
Hershel - Pet form of Yiddish Hersh, meaning "deer."
Hersh - Yiddish name meaning "deer."
Herschel - Variant spelling of Yiddish Hershel, meaning "deer."
Herrick - German surname transferred to forename use, originally a personal name composed of the elements hari/heri "army" and ric "power," hence "army power."
Heron - English bird name meaning simply "heron bird." 
Herodotus - Latin form of Greek Herodotos, meaning "hero-given."
Herodotos - Greek name composed of the elements heros "hero, warrior" and dotos "given to," hence "hero-given."
Herodias - Feminine form of Greek Herodes ("hero"), meaning "heroic." In the bible, this is the name of the daughter of Aristobulus and granddaughter of Herod the Great.
Herod - Latin form of Greek Herodes, meaning "sprung from a hero." In the bible, this is the name of the king who ordered the slaughter of all male children "two years old and under." 
Hernando - Variant form of Spanish Fernándo, meaning "ardent for peace."
Hermolaus - Latin form of Greek Hermolaos, meaning "people of Hermes."
Hermolaos - Ancient Greek name composed of the name of the god Hermes and the word laos "people," hence "people of Hermes."
Hermokrates - Ancient Greek name composed of the name of the god Hermes and the word kratos "power," hence "power of Hermes."
Hermogenes - Ancient Greek name composed of the name of the god Hermes and the word genes "born," hence "born of Hermes."
Hermocrates - Latin form of Greek Hermokrates, meaning "power of Hermes."
Hermione - Greek name derived from the name of the god Hermês, meaning "of the earth." In mythology, this is the name of the daughter of Menelaus and Helen.
Hermingild - Variant spelling of Teutonic Ermingild, meaning "all-giving."
Hermine - Feminine form of German Hermann, meaning "army man."
Hermia - Feminine form of Latin Hermes, meaning "of the earth." 
Hermenegildo - Portuguese and Spanish form of Teutonic Hermingild, meaning "all-giving." 
Hermanus - Latin form of German Hermann, meaning "army man." 
Hermanni - Finnish form of German Hermann, meaning "army man." 
Herman -   Dutch form of German Hermann, meaning "army man." 
Hermínio - Portuguese form of Latin Hermanus, meaning "army man."
Hermínia - Feminine form of Portuguese Hermínio, meaning "army man."
Hermês -  Greek name meaning "of the earth." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Zeus and Maia. His Roman name is Mercury.
Herluin - Norman French name composed of the Germanic elements erl "nobleman, warrior" and wini "friend," hence "noble friend" or "noble warrior."
Herleifur - Icelandic form of Old Norse Herleifr, meaning "army descendant." 
Herleifr - Old Norse name composed of the elements herr "army" and leifr "descendant," hence "army descendant."
Herleif - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Herleifr, meaning "army descendant." 
Herkus - Pet form of Lithuanian Henrikas, meaning "home-ruler."
Herk - English short form of Latin Hercules, meaning "glory of Hera."
Heriberto - Spanish form of Latin Herbertus, meaning "bright army."
Heribert - Old High German name composed of the elements hari/heri "army" and berht "bright, famous," hence "bright army."
Hereweald - Anglo-Saxon name, composed of the Old English elements here "army" and weald "power, rule," hence "army ruler." 
Hereward - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements here "army" and weard "guard," hence "army-guard."
Herebeorht - Anglo-Saxon equivalent of Old High German Heribert, meaning "bright army." 
Hercule - French form of Latin Hercules, meaning "glory of Hera."
Hercilia - Variant spelling of Roman Hersilia, meaning "delicate, tender."
Herbie - English pet form of German Herbert, meaning "bright army."
Herbertus - Latin form of Old High German Heribert, meaning "bright army." 
Herberto - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Herbertus, meaning "bright army."
Herbert - Modern German form of Old High German Heribert, meaning "bright army." 
Herb - English short form of German Herbert, meaning "bright army."
Herakles - Greek name composed of the name of the goddess Hera and the word kleos "glory," hence "glory of Hera." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Zeus by the mortal woman Alcmene. He is noted for his exceptional physical strength and the twelve labors he completed after which he was made a god. 
Herakleitos - Greek name composed of the name of the goddess Hera and the word kleitos "glory," hence "glory of Hera."
Heraclitus - Variant spelling of Latin Heracleitus, meaning "glory of Hera."
Heraclios - A derivative of Greek Herakles, meaning "glory of Hera."
Heracles - Variant spelling of Greek Herakles, meaning "glory of Hera."
Heracleitus - Latin form of Greek Herakleitos, meaning "glory of Hera."
Heqet - Egyptian name of a frog-headed goddess of fertility, meaning "frog."
Hepzibah -  Variant spelling of English Hephzibah, meaning "she is my desire." 
Hepziba -  Variant spelling of English Hepzibah, meaning "she is my desire." 
Hepsie - Pet form of English Hephzibah, meaning "she is my desire."
Hephzibah - Variant form of English Hephzi-bah, meaning "she is my desire." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of king Hezekiah.
Hephziba -  Variant spelling of English Hephzibah, meaning "she is my desire."
Hephzi-bah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Chephtsiy-bahh, meaning "she is my desire." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of king Hezekiah.
Hephaestus - Latin form of Greek Hephaistos, possibly meaning "seven." In mythology, this is the name of the lame god of artisans, craftsmen, metallurgy and fire. His Roman name is Vulcan. It was from the forge of this god that Prometheus stole fire to give to man. He is also known by the epithet "both feet crooked."
Henye - Variant spelling of Hebrew Henya, meaning "grace of the Lord."
Henya - Variant spelling of Hebrew Chenya, meaning "grace of the Lord."
Henwyneb - Welsh name meaning "old face."
Henwas - Welsh name meaning "old servant."
Henryka - Feminine form of Polish Henryk, meaning "home-ruler."
Henryk - Polish form of Latin Henricus, meaning "home-ruler."
Henrye - Variant spelling of English Henry, meaning "home-ruler."
Henry - English form of French Henri, meaning "home-ruler."
Henriqueta - Feminine form of Portuguese Henrique, meaning "home-ruler."
Henriques - Portuguese form of Latin Henricus, meaning "home-ruler."
Henrique - Portuguese form of Latin Henricus, meaning "home-ruler."
Henrikki - Finnish form of Latin Henricus, meaning "home-ruler."
Henrike - Feminine form of Scandinavian Henrik, meaning "home-ruler."
Henrikas - Lithuanian form of Latin Henricus, meaning "home-ruler."
Henrik -  Scandinavian form of Old Norse Heinrikr, meaning "home-ruler."
Henriikka - Feminine form of Finnish Henrikki, meaning "home-ruler."
Henriette - Feminine diminutive form of French Henri, meaning "little home-ruler."
Henrieta - Polish form of Latin Henrietta, meaning "little home-ruler."
Henricus - Latin form of German Heinrich, meaning "home-ruler."
Henrick - Dutch form of Latin Henricus, meaning "home-ruler."
Henric - Swedish variant spelling of Scandinavian Henrik, meaning "home-ruler."
Henri -   Finnish form of Latin Henricus, meaning "home-ruler."
Henoch - Greek form of Hebrew Chanowk, meaning "dedicated" or "initiated." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Cain, and a son of Jared the father of Methuselah.
Henning - Pet form of Scandinavian Henrik, meaning "home-ruler."
Henk - Pet form of Dutch Henrick and Hendrik, meaning "home-ruler."
Henio - Diminutive form of Polish Hendrych and Henryk, meaning "home-ruler."
Hengist - Old English name meaning "stallion." In English legend, this is the name of the brother of Horsa, and ruler of Kent. In Arthurian legend, he was killed by Uther Pendragon. 
Heng - Chinese unisex name meaning "eternal, permanent."
Heneh - Yiddish form of Hebrew Channah, meaning "favor; grace."
Hene - Variant spelling of Yiddish Heneh, meaning "favor; grace."
Hendrych - Polish form of Latin Henricus, meaning "home-ruler."
Hendrika - Feminine form of Dutch Hendrik, meaning "home-ruler."
Hendrik -  Dutch form of Latin Henricus, meaning "home-ruler."
Hendrick - Swedish variant spelling of Scandinavian Henrik, meaning "home-ruler."
Henderson - Scottish surname transferred to forename use, meaning "son of Hendry."
Hendel - Variant form of Yiddish Hende, meaning "favor; grace."
Hende - Variant form of Yiddish Heneh, meaning "favor; grace."
Henda - Variant spelling of Yiddish Hende, meaning "favor; grace."
Henbeddestyr - Welsh name meaning "old pedestrian."
Hemming - Scandinavian name derived from Old Norse hamr, meaning "shape." The name may have originated as a byname for a "shape-shifter" or "werewolf."
Hemi - Maori form of Late Latin Jacomus, meaning "supplanter."
Hemera - Greek name meaning "day." In mythology, this is the name of a primeval goddess of day, the daughter of Erebos and Nyx, and sister-wife of Æther.
Helyan - Variant spelling of Welsh Elyan, possibly meaning "second, a moment in time."
Helushka - Native American Winnebago name meaning "fighter."
Helmuth - Variant spelling of German Helmut, meaning "helmet-courage."
Helmut - German name composed of the elements helm "helmet, protection" and muot "courage, spirit," hence "helmet-courage."
Helmine - Short form of German Wilhelmina, meaning "will-helmet."
Helmi - Finnish name meaning "pearl."
Helmfried - German name composed of the elements helm "helmet" and frid "peace," hence "helmet-peace."
Helmfrid - Variant spelling of German Helmfried, meaning "helmet-peace."
Helma - Short form of German Wilhelmina, meaning "will-helmet."
Hellen - Variant spelling of English Helen, probably meaning "torch."
Helladius - Latin form of Greek Helladios, meaning "of Greece."
Helladios - Greek name derived from Hellas "Greece," hence "of Greece."
Hellä - Finnish name meaning "gentle."
Helka - Variant spelling of Icelandic Helga, meaning "holy; dedicated to the gods."
Helje - Danish variant form of Scandinavian Helge, meaning "holy; dedicated to the gods."
Helios - Greek name meaning "sun." In mythology, this is the name of a sun god.
Heliodorus - Latin form of Greek Heliodoros, meaning "gift of the sun."
Heliodoros - Greek name composed of the elements helios "sun" and doron "gift," hence "gift of the sun."
Heliodoro - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Heliodorus, meaning "gift of the sun."
Helin - Estonian form of Greek Helénē, probably meaning "torch."
Helier - Latin form of French Alaire, meaning "joyful;happy."
Helgi - Swedish pet form of Icelandic Helga, meaning "holy; dedicated to the gods." Compare with masculine Helgi.
Helge - Scandinavian form of Icelandic Helgi, meaning "holy; dedicated to the gods."
Helga - Icelandic name derived from Old Norse heilagr, meaning "holy; dedicated to the gods."
Helfried - Contracted form of German Helmfried, meaning "helmet-peace."
Helfgott - German name composed of the elements helf/hilf "help" and Gott "God," hence "help of God."
Helena - Latin form of Greek Helénē, probably meaning "torch."
Helen - English form of French Hélène, probably meaning "torch." In mythology, this is the name of the most beautiful woman ever to exist whose abduction by Paris caused the Trojan war.
Heleentje - Pet form of Dutch Heleen, probably meaning "torch."
Heleena - Finnish form of Greek Helénē, probably meaning "torch."
Heleen - Dutch form of Greek Helénē, probably meaning "torch."
Heledd - Welsh name of a 7th-century semi-legendary princess, possibly derived from Cornish *heyl, meaning "estuary." 
Helénē - Greek name probably derived from the word helénē, meaning "torch." In mythology, this is the name of the most beautiful woman ever to exist whose abduction by Paris caused the Trojan war.
Hekuba - Variant spelling of Latin Hecuba, meaning "worker from far off."
Hektor - Greek name derived from the word ekhein, meaning "defend; hold fast." In mythology, this is the name of the Trojan champion who killed Patroclus and was himself later killed by Achilles. 
Hekate - Variant form of Greek Hekabe, meaning "worker from far off." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess ofwitchcraft, demons, graves, and the underworld.
Hekabe - Greek name possibly meaning "worker from far off." In mythology, this is the name of the mother of Cassandra and Polydorus by Priam.
Heitor - Portuguese form of Latin Hector, meaning "defend; hold fast."
Heironymus - Latin form of Greek Hieronymos, meaning "holy name."
Heinz - Pet form of Old High German Heinrich, meaning "home-ruler."
Heintje - Pet form of Dutch Hendrika, meaning "home-ruler."
Heinrikr - Old Norse equivalent of Old High German Heinrich, meaning "home-ruler."
Heinrike - Feminine form of German Heinrich, meaning "home-ruler."
Heinrich - Variant form of Old Middle High German Haimirich, meaning "home-ruler." 
Heino - Pet form of Old High German Heinrich, meaning "home-ruler."
Heiner - Pet form of Old High German Heinrich, meaning "home-ruler."
Heine - Pet form of Old High German Heinrich, meaning "home-ruler."
Hein - Pet form of Dutch Hendrik, meaning "home-ruler."
Heimo - Variant spelling of German Haimo, meaning "home."
Heimerich - Variant spelling of Old Middle High German Haimirich, meaning "home-ruler." 
Heimbrecht - Old High German name composed of the elements heim "home" and brecht "bright, illustrious," hence "bright home."
Heilwig - Old High German name composed of the elements heil "healthy, whole" and wig "battle, war," hence "healthy battle maid."
Heilwidis - Teutonic name composed of the Germanic elements heil "hale, healthy, sound" and vid/wid "wide," hence "hale-wide; very healthy and sound."
Heilgar - Old German name composed of the elements heil "happy, hearty" and gar "spear," hence "hearty spearman."
Heiko - Pet form of Old High German Heinrich, meaning "home-ruler."
Heikki - Finnish form of Old High German Heinrich, meaning "home-ruler."
Heike - Frisian unisex pet form of German Heinrike and Heinrich, meaning "home-ruler."
Heidrun - Norwegian form of Old Norse Heiðrún, meaning "true rune." 
Heidi - Swiss pet form of Old High German Adalheid, meaning "noble sort." 
Heida - Variant spelling of Swiss Heidi, meaning "noble sort." 
Hehewuti - Native American Hopi name meaning "warrior mother spirit."
Heghnar - Armenian name meaning "deer."
Hege - Norwegian variant form of Icelandic Helga, meaning "holy; dedicated to the gods."
Hefziba -  Variant spelling of English Hephzibah, meaning "she is my desire."
Hefina - Feminine form of Welsh Hefin, meaning "summer."
Hefin - Welsh name derived from the word haf, meaning "summer." 
Hefeydd - Welsh name of uncertain etymology, possibly from haf, meaning "summer." In Celtic mythology, this is the name of the father of Rhiannon. 
Hedy - Pet form of German Hedwig, meaning "contending battle."
Hedwych - Dutch form of German Hedwig, meaning "contending battle."
Hedwig - Variant form of Old High German Haduwig, meaning "contending battle."
Hedvika - Czech form of Old High German Haduwig, meaning "contending battle."
Hedvig - Scandinavian form of Old High German Haduwig, meaning "contending battle."
Hedley - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements hæð "heather" and leah "clearing, field," hence "heather field" or "heather meadow."
Hedeon - Ukrainian form of Russian Gedeon, meaning "cutter down; hewer," i.e. "mighty warrior."
Heddwyn - Modern Welsh name composed of the elements hedd "peace" and (g)wyn "fair, holy, white," hence "holy peace."
Hedda - Pet form of German Hedwig, meaning "contending battle."
Hed - Hebrew unisex name meaning either "shout of joy" or "echo."
Hecuba - Latin form of Greek Hekabe, possibly meaning "worker from far off." In mythology, this is the name of the mother of Cassandra and Polydorus by Priam.
Hector -   Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Eachann, meaning "brown horse."
Heck - English short form of Latin Hector, meaning "defend; hold fast."
Hebony - Egyptian name meaning "ebony."
Hebel - Hebrew name meaning "breath, breathing." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Adam and Eve who was killed by his jealous brother Cain. Also spelled Hevel.
Heaven - English name derived from the vocabulary word, from Old English heofon, meaning "home of God," earlier "sky." 
Heathcliff - Middle English name meaning "aheath near a cliff."
Heath - English surname transferred to forename use, meaning "heath."
Heammawihio - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "wise one above."
Headley - Variant spelling of English Hedley, meaning "heather field."
He - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "lotus," or 2) "river." 
Hêrâ - Greek myth name of the wife of Zeus. Of unknown meaning. Her name is not Greek or Indo-European. She may have originally been a deity of the Minoan pantheon or of some other unidentifiable pre-Greek people. Her Roman name is Juno, meaning "vital force."
Hêbê - Greek name derived from the word hebos, meaning "young." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of youth.
Hélder - Portuguese name derived from the name of a Dutch town, from Middle Dutch helldinge, meaning "slanting surface."
Héloïse - Modern form of medieval French Helewise, meaning "hale-wide; very healthy and sound." 
Hebe - Latin form of Greek Hêbê, meaning "young." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of youth.
Heiðrún - Old Norse name composed of the elements heiðr "clear, cloudless; honor" and rún "rune, secret lore," hence "true-rune." In mythology, this is the name of a goat who produced mead for the Einherjar, the spirits of warriors who died in battle.
Hélène - French form of Latin Helena, probably meaning "torch."
Helene -   German form of Greek Helénē, probably meaning "torch."
He - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "lotus," or 2) "river." 
Hella -   Dialectal variant form of Icelandic Helga, meaning "holy; dedicated to the gods."
Heber (greek - Ἔβέρ, Hebrew: עֵבֶר):  Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Éibhear, meaning "bow warrior."
Heike - Frisian unisex pet form of German Heinrike and Heinrich, meaning "home-ruler."
Henna (yiddish - הֶנָא):  Finnish form of Hebrew Channah, meaning "favor; grace."
Hera - Latin form of Greek Hêrâ. In mythology, this is the name of the wife of Zeus. Of unknown meaning. She may originally have been a female deity of the Minoan pantheon or of some other unidentifiable pre-Greek people. Her Roman name is Juno, meaning "vital force."
Helgi - Masculine form of Icelandic Helga, from Old Norse heilagr, meaning "holy; dedicated to the gods." Compare with feminine Helgi.
Herminia - Feminine form of Spanish Herminio, meaning "army man."
Hellen - Greek name meaning "Greek." In mythology, this is the name of the patriarch of the Hellenes, son of Deucalion and Pyrrha, father of Æolus, Xuthus, Dorus, and Ionas, each of whom founded a tribe of Greece and all became known as the Hellenes. 
Heng - Chinese unisex name meaning "eternal, permanent."
Hermes - Latin form of Greek Hermês, meaning "of the earth." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Zeus and Maia.
Herminio - Spanish form of Latin Hermanus, meaning "army man."
Heulog - Welsh unisex name meaning "sunny."

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