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What does Heine mean?

Heine Pronunciation of Heine [heine] as a name for boys has its root in Old German, and Heine means "home leader". Heine is an alternate spelling of Heinrich (Old German): German transcription of Henry.

Associated with: home, leader.


2 relations via Heinrich: Heini and Heinie.

Creative forms:
(male) Hane, Hine, ..

(female) Heina, ..

Middle name pairings:
Heine Kian (H.K.), ..

How popular is Heine?

Heine is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#6258 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Heine has yet to make it into the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Heine is alike in pronunciation to Han, Hein and Huon. Other suggested similar names are Beirne, Benne, Berne, Boine, Caine, Daine, Deane, Dene, Devine, Faine, Gaine, Gene, Hearne, Hecie, Heike, Heiko, Heiner, Heinz, Helge, Helje (see Helgi), Henk, Herin, Hern, Herne, Herve, Hewe, Hewie, Hewney, Kaine, Keane, Keene, Keyne, Kline, Laine, Leone, Paine, Raine, Rene, Renne, Verne and Zaine. These names tend to be more commonly used than Heine.

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