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What does Heini mean?

Heini Pronunciation of Heini [hei-ni] as a boys' name has its root in Old German, and Heini means "home leader". Heini is an alternate spelling of Heinrich (Old German): German version of Henry. Heini is also a variant of Heinz (Old German).

Associated with: home, leader.


Heini has 1 variant: Heinie.

3 more related forms via Heinrich, Heinz: Heike, Heine and Heiner.

Creative forms:
(male) Heili, Heiny, ..

(female) Heien, Heisi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Heini Conor (H.C.), ..

How popular is Heini?

Heini is an uncommon given name for males. Heini is a unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Heini has not made it into the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Heini is pronounced similarly to Hani, Hanno, Hany, Heanno, Hewney and Honi. Other suggested similar names are Heiko, Hein, Heinrik, Helgi, Heli, Helji, Henk, Henri, Herin, Hern, Herne, Heshi, Hosni, Husni, Keoni and Reyni. Like Heini, these names are not commonly used.

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