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Faroese name of uncertain derivation, used since at least the 14th century. It is possibly a diminutive of names beginning with the Old Norse element herr meaning "army", or derived from Old Norse héri "hare" or "hare-hearted". Bearer Heri Joensen (1973-) is a Faroese musician, lead singer of pagan folk-metal band Týr (1998-).