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Gender: Female Meaning of Heidi: "of noble birth" Origin of Heidi: Diminutive of Adelheid; German Heidi's Popularity in 2017: #364

The name Heidi is a girl's name of German origin meaning "of noble birth". Heidi is ranked #364 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Baby Names from Children's Books and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Drop 2 Add 1 pick a fave that can't be dropped".

From the experts:

Heidi became known—and popular—via the 1880 eponymous children's classic by Swiss writer Johanna Spyri and, despite decades of American Heidis of all sizes, shapes, and personalities, the name seems permanently tethered to that spunky little girl on the Alpine mountaintop in the book and Shirley Temple movie.

The movie was released in 1937, and two years later the name popped onto the charts, and would, a few decades later, be a Top 100 name for close to twenty years. The prominence of Heidi Klum on Project Runway has given it a new recent bump.

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Famous People Named Heidi

Heidi Klum, German supermodel and TV personality
Heidi Blair Montag, American reality TV personality
Mary Kathryn "Heidi" Heitkamp, U.S. Senator from North Dakota
Heidi Mount, American fashion model
Heidi India Range, English singer of group Sugababes
Heidi Swedberg, American actress
Heidi Noelle Lenhart, American actress
Heidi Lynne Fleiss, the "Hollywood Madam"
Heidi Lovelace, ring name of Dori Prange, American pro wrestler
Heidi Talbot, Irish folk singer of group Cherish the Ladies
Heidi Suzanne Cruz, American investment manager; wife of politician Ted Cruz
Heidi Hamilton, American radio personality
Heidi Androl, American reality TV personality
Heidi Mark, American model and actress
Heidi Becker, Austrian model
Heidi Blickenstaff, American actress
Heidi Zeigler, American actress
Heidi Groskreutz, American dancer
Heidi Jo Mueller, American actress
Heidi Newfield, American singer of band Trick Pony
Heidi Isabella Tuesday Jackson, daughter of YouTubers Ash and James Jackson

Pop Culture References for the name Heidi

Adelheid "Heidi," main character in film and book "Heidi" by Johanna Spyri
Heidi Keppert, character on TV's 'Home Improvement'
Heidi "Pepper" Steiger, character on Australian TV soap "Neighbours"
Heidi, vampire in the Twilight saga
Heidi Turner, character in South Park

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