Boy name origins & meanings
- Old English : Heath
Family name origins & meanings
- Scottish : variant of Howden 1.
- English : variant ofHaddon.
- Irish (Ulster and County Louth) : though mainly Scottish, this surname is sometimes used as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÉidín ‘descendant of Éidín’ (see Hayden).
- North German (Frisian) : from the personal name Hadder, a derivative of any of the Germanic compound names formed with had ‘battle’, ‘strife’ as the first element.