Home > Enrico


What does Enrico mean?

Enrico Pronunciation of Enrico [en-ri-co] as a boys' name has its root in Old German, and the meaning of Enrico is "home leader". Enrico is an Italian form of Enrique (Spanish, Old German): transcription of Henry. See also Heimrich and Rico.

Associated with: home, leader.


9 related forms via Enrique, Henry: Arrigo, Einri, Enrikos, Enzio, Enzo, Erico, Errico, Hinrich and Rico.

Creative forms:
(male) Elrico, Enrilo, ..

(female) Enrido, Enriga, ..

Middle name pairings:
Enrico Axton (E.A.), ..

How popular is Enrico?

Enrico is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#38464 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Enrico was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its highest position of #962 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Enrico name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Enrico outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Enrico are Henry (#29 from recent data), Enzo (#330), Enrique (#428) and Rico (#1421). Other forms, like Enzio, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Enrico was widespread 135 years ago (median #1412) and is now much reduced (#841, 71%). Henry is a perennial favorite, though Enzo has gained in popularity, while Henry is no longer trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Enrico, Enrique, Enzo, Henry, Rico in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Henry outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alarico, Americo, Antioco, Chico, Ciriaco, Delrico, Draco, Eddrick, Ederic, Ederick, Edrian, Edric, Edrich, Edrick, Edrik, Eduino (see Edwin), Eero, Efrim, Eirian, Eirik, Eldrich, Eldrick, Elice, Eliso, Ellice, Elpido (see Elpidos), Elvio, Emerich, Emich, Emicho, Endicott, Enis, Ennio, Ennis, Enno, Enoch, Enock, Ensign, Eri, Eric, Erich, Erick, Ericson, Erie, Erik, Erin, Eriq, Erix, Ermino, Erno, Erric, Errick, Eurico, Eurion, Ezio, Ezri, Fico, Frisco, Jerico, Jerrico, Jherico, Marco, Matico and Nico. These names tend to be more frequently used than Enrico.

See names
in meaning and etymology.