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Henry Name Information

This eMedTV Web page highlights information about the name Henry. This may include information about variations, and meaning.

Henry is also a girl name. Click here for information on the girl name Henry.

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The graph shows the rank based on the number of boy children named Henry from 1880 to 2012 when it was in the top 1000 baby names in the United States. Roll over the graph to see the rank for each year.
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Meanings and Variations

Henry is from Old German meaning Ruler of an estate.
Alternates for Henry include: Enrico, Enrique, Hal, Hank, Harry, Heindrick, Heinrich, Heinrik, Hendrick, and Hendrik
Henry is associated with these categories: King, and Old Fashioned
Famous people named Henry
Henry David Thoreau, Author
Famous Children Named Henry
Given name: Henry Guenther Ademola Dashtu Samuel
Father: Seal, Musician
Mother: Heidi Klum, Model
Given name: Henry
Father: Brad Hall, Director
Mother: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Actress
Given name: Henry Chance
Father: Darren Aronofsky, Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Mother: Rachel Weisz, Actress
Given name: Henry Daniel
Father: Danny Moder, Film Crew
Mother: Julia Roberts, Actress

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