Origin:German
Popularity:21
Meaning:home ruler
There have been eight British kings and six French monarchs named Henry. As namesakes go, Americans can count auto manufacturer Henry Ford, naturalist Henry David Thoreau and baseball great Hank Aaron among them. Nicknames include Harry, Hal and Hank, while non-English versions include Henri (French), Henrik (German) and Enrique (Spanish). Julia Roberts and Heidi Klum are among the celebrity mamas with heirs named Henry.

Famous Henrys

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  • Henry
    Queen Mary and King George V
  • Henry Cavill
    Actor
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Philosopher
  • Henry Mancini
    Composer
  • Henry Rollins
    Singer
  • Henry Winkler
    Actor

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Source: Social Security Administration

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