Heber - Meaning of Heber

What does Heber mean?

[ 2 syll. he-ber, heb-er ] The baby boy name Heber is pronounced in English as HHIY-BahR †. Heber is of Irish Gaelic and Hebrew origin, and it is used mainly in Irish and English. Biblical name: From Hebrew roots, its meaning is 'enclave, ally, fellowship' - in this context, Heber can be used in the English language. The name was borne by various minor characters in the Old Testament of the Bible, including a great-grandson of Jacob. It was consequently adopted by Puritans after the Reformation.

Heber is a derivative of the Irish Eber.

Heber has 11 derivatives. Derivatives include Hebar, Hebir, Hebor, Hebur, Hebyr, Heebar, Heeber, Heebir, Heebor, Heebur, and Heebyr.

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Heber is unusual as a baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 1901 with 0.009% of baby boys being named Heber. It ranked at #658 then. The baby name has since experienced a decline in frequency, and is currently used only on a very light scale. Among all boy names in its group, Heber was nevertheless the most widely used in 2018.

† Pronunciation for Heber: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"

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