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What does Heindrik mean?

Heindrik Pronunciation of Heindrik [hein-drik] as a boys' name is an Old German name, and Heindrik means "home leader". Heindrik is an alternate spelling of Henry (Old German): from Haimric.

Associated with: home, leader.


Heindrik has 3 variants: Heindrick, Hendrick and Hendrik.

8 more relations via Henry: Heiner, Heinrich, Heinrick, Heinrik, Henerik, Henri, Henrik and Henryk.

Creative forms:
(male) Heimdrik, Heindriki, ..

(female) Heinda, Heindia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Heindrik Koda (H.K.), ..

How popular is Heindrik?

Heindrik is an unusual first name for men. Heindrik 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 boy names. Popular related forms of Heindrik (not ranked) are Henri (#1578 from recent data), Henrik (#843) and Henry (#29). Other forms, like Heindrick, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Heindrik was at its peak a century ago (adoption of 2.21%) and has become significantly less since (adoption 0.55%, 75% less). Henry has historically been preferred by parents, although Henrik seems to be gaining favor too, while Henry is now less common. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Andrik, Cedrik, Derik, Derrik, Edrik, Eirik, Fredrik, Gerik, Hedwin, Heimdall, Heimrich, Hein, Heine, Heini, Heinie, Heinz, Heitor, Heladio, Helario, Hendrie, Hendries, Hendron, Henk, Henlie, Herin, Herndon, Hernlie (see Hernley), Herrick, Herrik (see Herrick), Hilaria, Hilarid, Hilarie, Hilario, Hilorio, Hinrich, Jerrik, Kendric, Kendrick, Kendrik, Kendrix, Kenrik, Merrik, Rodrik and Sedrik. These names tend to be more commonly used than Heindrik.

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