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On 6,500 BN name lists
Currently #37 in U.S. births
Most popular in the year 2013 (#37)
About the name Henry
The meaning of the name Henry: Ruler Of The Home
The origin of the name Henry: German
People who like the name Henry also like:
Oliver, William, Benjamin, Noah, Liam, Jack, Owen
Charlotte, Amelia, Violet, Olivia, Lucy, Audrey, Alice
Notes:

Henry is a name with German and English origins. The meaning of the name Henry is Ruler of the Home. The French spelling of Henry is Henri whereas the German spelling is Henrik. The most common nickname of the name Henry is Hank. Other nicknames include Harry, Henny and Hen.

Henry VIII was a notorious British ruler as were the other Tudors named Henry. A current Royal is Harry (Prince Henry of Wales). Other famous men named Henry include composer Henry Mancini, carmaker Henry Ford, and actor sHenry Winkler, Henry Fonda, and Henry Cavill.  Henry Kissinger was US Secretary of State and National Security Advisor. Hank Greenberg was a famous baseball player. Henry David Thoreau was an American author and naturalist.

Fictional characters with the name Henry include Uncle Henry from the Wizard of Oz series by L. Frank Baum. Other characters include Henry Higgins (My Fair Lady), Henry “Indian” Jones (Raiders of the Lost Ark), Henry Jekyll (Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde), and Henry Rearden (Atlas Shrugged).

People who like the name Henry like traditional names with British origins.

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Songs about Henry

A Touch Of Henry Moore - The Nits  iTunes

Dear Henry - Garland of Hours  iTunes

Henry Lee - Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds  iTunes

Henry Needs a New Pair of Shoes - The Lowest of the Low

Henry's Down Fall - James Keelaghan  iTunes

John Henry - Harry Belafonte  iTunes

John Henry - Woody Guthrie  iTunes

Just Like Henry David - The Kennedys  iTunes

My Little John Henry - Alan Lomax  iTunes

Papa Won't Leave You, Henry - Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds  iTunes

The Story of John Henry's Hammer - Johnny Cash

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