Heiden Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places so named, for example in Westphalia and Switzerland. German: nickname from Middle High German heiden ‘heathen’, Old High German heidano, apparently a derivative of heida ‘heath’, modeled on Latin paganus (see Pain 1). The nickname was sometimes used to refer to a Christian knight who had been on a Crusade to fight in the Holy Land. Jewish (Ashkenazic): of uncertain origin; possibly a shortened form of any of various ornamental names formed with German Heide- ‘heath’, for example Heidenberg, Heidenkorn, Heidenkrug, Heidenwurzel. English: variant spelling of Hayden. Dutch: shortened form of vanderHeiden.

List of People with Surname Heiden

As far as we found, there are a total of 964 people with the surname Heiden. Among these people surnamed Heiden, there are around 282 different names, with an average of 3 people sharing the same name. James Heiden, Mary Heiden and John Heiden are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Heiden, with 20, 17 and 16 people respectively.

Furthermore, Our research has shown that Wisconsin has the greatest number of people surnamed Heiden, with a total of 151 people, and there are a total of 101 different names among these people. Michigan is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Heiden, with a total of 105 people and an average of 83 different names.