Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. HIEN-rikh(German)
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Meaning & History

German form of Henry. This was the name of several German kings.

Related Names

VariantsHenrik, Hendrik(German) Heimirich, Henricus(Ancient Germanic)
DiminutivesHeiner, Heinz, Henning(German)
Feminine FormsHenrike, Heinrike(German)
Other Languages & CulturesHenrik(Armenian) Endika(Basque) Enric(Catalan) Henrik(Croatian) Jindřich, Hynek, Jindra(Czech) Henrik, Henning(Danish) Hendrick, Hendricus, Hendrik, Hendrikus, Henricus, Heike, Heiko, Hein, Henk, Hennie, Henny, Rik(Dutch) Harry, Henry, Hal, Hank(English) Heiki, Hendrik, Indrek, Enn(Estonian) Harri, Heikki, Henri, Henrikki(Finnish) Henri(French) Heike, Heiko(Frisian) Anri(Georgian) Henrik(Hungarian) Hinrik(Icelandic) Anraí, Einrí(Irish) Enrico, Arrigo, Enzo, Rico(Italian) Indriķis, Ints(Latvian) Henrikas, Herkus(Lithuanian) Hinnerk, Hinrich, Heike, Heiko(Low German) Herry(Medieval English) Henrik, Henning(Norwegian) Henryk(Polish) Henrique(Portuguese) Genrikh(Russian) Eanraig, Hendry(Scottish) Henrich(Slovak) Henrik(Slovene) Enrique, Kike, Kiko, Quique(Spanish) Henrik, Henning(Swedish) Harri(Welsh)
Surname DescendantsHeinrich, Heinrichs(German)

Popularity

People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   strong   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Germany: July 13

Categories

Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 734.

Entry updated February 4, 2020