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Enrique

What does Enrique mean?

Enrique Pronunciation of 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.

Associated with: home, leader.

Variations

Enrique has 3 variants: Enrico, Erico and Errico.

Affiliated boy name: Heimrich.

2 more relations via Henry: Enrikos and Henrique.

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)

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

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

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%).

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Erie, Eriq, Malique, Marque, Rique, Rodrique and Tarique. These names tend to be less commonly used than Enrique.

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