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Hurricane Henri.
Personally, I think that Henri could be given as a child's nickname when the boy is 5, but after that, he should stick with the Henry spelling. I mean, it's cute all right, it just wouldn't age the best.
Actually I know a girl who's name is Henrietta and she goes by Henri. So this name CAN be feminine as well!
Henri Salvador (18 July 1917 – 13 February 2008) was a French Caribbean comedian, singer and cabaret artist.
The French form of Henry can be spelled with a Y too, Henry instead of Henri, pronounced something like "ann-hee", in fact I have seen more French people called Henry than Henri.
There’s a boy in my class called Henri, pronounced the English way (HEN-ree) and he is Welsh, not French or anything.
This name was used by Kiera Cass in her novel The Heir. Henri Jaakoppi in the novel is an immigrant from Swendway, a country presumed to be somewhere around the Nordics.
The name Henri was given to 93 baby boys in the U.S. in 2013.
The name Henri was very popular in France in the first half of the 20th century, but received a small decline beginning in the 1970's. Its most popular year was 1920, when it was given to over 11, 000 baby boys.
The name Henri was given to 91 baby boys born in the US in 2012.
Henri Arnoldus (1919 - 2002), a Dutch teacher and children's book author relatively unknown in the English-speaking world, but known in Dutch- and German-speaking countries mainly for writing the "Pietje Puk" series.
Henri (1551-1589) was the son of King Henry II of France and his wife Catherine de Medici. He later became King Henri III of France.
Henri (1008-1060) was the second son of King Robert II of France and his wife Constance of Provence. He later became King Henri I of France.
Henri was the son of King Philippe I of France and his wife Bertha.
Henri (1121-1175) was the son of King Louis VI of France and his wife Adelaide.
Henri of Orleans (1822-1897) was the son of King Louis Philippe I of France and his wife Maria Amalia of Neaples and Sicily.
Henri II of France (1519-1559), second son of Francis I of France and Claude of Brittany. He later became King of France himself.
It's more like awn-RAY.
Henri Édouard Prosper Breuil (28 February 1877 – 14 August 1961), often referred to as Abbé Breuil, was a French Catholic priest, archaeologist, anthropologist.
Henri Bellechose (d1440/4) was a Netherlandish painter who in 1415 succeeded Malouel as court painter to John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy, in Dijon.
Henri-Georges Adam (1904-1967) was a French sculptor, graphic artist and tapestry designer.
This can also be a nickname for the feminine name Henrietta.
Henri is pronounced HEN-ree in Finnish.
Henri Becquerel was the discoverer of natural radioactivity.
I like this way better than Henry because I think the French pronunciation sounds richer in some way. It was my late grandfather's name (he wasn't French or anything, it's just sort of a tradition in my family to have a French name) and I might use it as a middle name for a son later.
Henri Marie Coandă (1886-1972) was a Romanian inventor, aerodynamics pioneer and the builder of world's first jet powered aircraft, the Coanda-1910.
The French pronunciation sounds much more appealing then the English form. Henri sounds more elegant than plain old Henry.
Famous bearer: Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg.
Princess Mary and Prince Frederick of Denmark have used this name as one of the names for their son Prince Christian.
I think this name is sexy.
Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec Monfa (Toulouse-Lautrec, for short) was a French post-impressionist and a pioneer of lithography, especially famous for the advertising posters he made for Moulin Rouge, as well as the graphic arts portraying the life and performers of the cabaret.
Henri is a cartoon character on the PBS show "Liberty Kids", voiced by Kathleen Barr.
Henri Cartier-Bresson was a French photographer.
A famous bearer of this name is Henri Matisse, the artist. (1869-1954)

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