Henry

Gender: Male
Origin: German
Meaning: Ruler Of The Home
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The name Henry means Ruler Of The Home and is of German origin. Henry is a name that's been used by parents who are considering baby names for boys.

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. King 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, automobile maker Henry Ford, and actors Henry Winkler, Henry Fonda, and Henry Cavill.  Henry Kissinger was US Secretary of State and National Security Advisor. Hank Aaron and Hank Greenberg were a famous baseball players. 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 from My Fair Lady, Henry “Indiana” Jones from the Raiders of the Lost Ark series, Henry Jekyll from Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and Henry Rearden from Atlas Shrugged.

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FemaleCharlotte, Amelia, Violet, Olivia, Lucy, Audrey, Eleanor
Henry Stats
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Henry is currently #3 on the Baby Names popularity charts
Henry is currently #16 in U.S. births
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A Touch Of Henry Moore - The Nits
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Dear Henry - Garland of Hours
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Henry Lee - Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
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Henry Needs a New Pair of Shoes - The Lowest of the Low
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Henry's Down Fall - James Keelaghan
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John Henry - Harry Belafonte
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John Henry - Woody Guthrie
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Just Like Henry David - The Kennedys
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My Little John Henry - Alan Lomax
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Papa Won't Leave You, Henry - Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
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The Story of John Henry's Hammer - Johnny Cash