What does Enrique mean?
Enrique [en-rique] as a boys' name is pronounced en-REE-kay, ahn-REE-kay. It is of Spanish and Old German origin, and the meaning of Enrique is "home leader". Variant of Henry. Opera tenor Enrico Caruso; singer Enrique Iglesias.
Affiliated boy name: Heimrich.Creative forms:
(male) Edrique, Elique, ..
(female) Enrithe, .. Middle name pairings:
Enrique Riaan (E.R.), ..
How popular is Enrique?
Enrique is a very popular first name for males (#298 out of 1220, Top 24%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#22999 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Enrique reached its apex rank of #221 in the U.S. in the year 2000, and is at #428 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Enrique (#428 from current records) are Enrico and Henry (#29 from current records). These relations of Enrique were at the top of their popularity a century ago (usage of 2.21%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.57%, ▼74.2%).
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Erie, Eriq, Malique, Marque, Rique, Rodrique and Tarique. These names tend to be less commonly used than Enrique.See names in meaning and etymology.