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Heiner

What does Heiner mean?

Heiner Pronunciation of Heiner [hein-er] as a name for boys has its root in Old German, and the meaning of Heiner is "home leader". Heiner is an alternate form of Heinz (Old German): pet version of Heinrich (Henry).

Associated with: home, leader.

Variations

9 relations via Heinz, Henry: Heike, Heiko, Hein, Heindrik, Heini, Heinrik, Henerik, Henk and Henri.

Creative forms:
(male) Heinet, Huoner, ..

(female) Heinda, Heinne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Heiner Lenny (H.L.), ..

How popular is Heiner?

Heiner is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#13513 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Henri (#1578 in recent rankings) and Henry (#29) are the prominent variation forms of Heiner (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. These relations of Heiner were popular with parents in the 1880s (median #593) and are now significantly less popular (#803, 75.6%), with the form Henry becoming less fashionable. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Beiler, Einer, Gainer, Haider, Hammer, Heber, Heder, Heine, Heinie, Heitor, Helier, Heller, Herne, Hewney, Homer, Joiner, Keifer, Kenner, Kleiner, Meier, Meinor, Miner, Rainer, Regner, Reiner, Reinier, Verner and Werner. These names tend to be more frequently used than Heiner.

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