The English Word Heathen comes from several different sources. Haedn for from the valley, this represents tight knit community. Hedr which is the root of the word Heather, a flower that was traditionally used to dress alters. Community and Tradition.
This is an English Word to represent a concept. This concept was prevalent in the lands that became Ireland, Scotland, England, France, Germany, and the Viking Lands, and many others in Ancient Europe. Each hand their own stories, traditions, ways, and focused on a specific set of Gods. I myself acknowledge all the Gods, but focus on a few.
In this group we are of Celtic or Mixed Celtic Ancestry. We focus on family and tribal structure.