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What does Heiko mean?

Heiko Pronunciation of Heiko [heiko] as a name for boys is of Old German origin, and the meaning of the name Heiko is "home leader". Heiko is an alternate form of Henry (Old German): from Haimric.

Associated with: home, leader.


10 relations via Henry: Hank, Heike, Hein, Heiner, Heinz, Henk, Henri, Henrik, Heriot and Rico.

Creative forms:
(male) Heikov, Herko, ..

(female) Heikee, Heina, ..

Middle name pairings:
Heiko Ellison (H.E.), ..

How popular is Heiko?

Heiko is a rare first name for men. Heiko is also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Henry (#29 a year ago), Hank (#534), Henrik (#843), Rico (#1421) and Henri (#1578) are the popular alternative forms of Heiko (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Heinz, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Heiko was at its highest in the 1880s (median #1437) and has become significantly reduced since (#881, down 73.4%). Henry has been the most recognizable form, although Henrik seems to be getting popular too, while Henry is now somewhat dated. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hank, Henri, Henrik, Henry, Rico in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Heiko is pronounced similarly to Hako and Heckie. Other recommended names are Chiko, Hairo, Heck, Heine, Heini, Heitor, Hiro, Miko and Niko. Like Heiko, these names are not frequently used.

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