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What does Henka mean?

Henka Pronunciation of Henka [hen-ka] as a girls' name means "home leader". Henka is a version of Henrietta (Latin, French, Old German).


11 relations via Henrietta: Heike, Hendrika, Henia, Henie, Hennie, Henrie, Henrika, Hetta, Hette, Hetty and Yetta.

Creative forms:
(female) Herka, Heska, ..

(male) Henhad, Henhal, ..

Middle name pairings:
Henka Kaiya (H.K.), ..

How popular is Henka?

Henka is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Henka is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Yetta, Hetty, Henrietta and Hennie are the popular alternative forms of Henka (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Henka were popular as baby names in the 1890s (usage of 0.14%), but now, forms such as Yetta have gone out of style. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hennie, Henrietta, Hetty, Yetta in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Henka and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Henka is alike in pronunciation to Hanka. Other suggested similar names are Alenka, Anka, Becka, Bekka, Celka, Decka, Deka, Hana, Hania, Hanja, Hanna, Heda, Hedda, Hedia, Hedya, Heida, Helga, Helia, Hella, Helma, Helsa, Hema, Hena, Hera, Herma, Herta, Hinda, Hinna, Honna, Hynda, Irenka, Janka, Jelka, Jenika, Meeka, Neka, Olenka, Rezka, Seneka, Telka, Tinka, Verka and Yevka. These names tend to be more frequently used than Henka.

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