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What does Heinrik mean?

Heinrik Pronunciation of Heinrik [hein-rik] as a name for boys is of Old German derivation, and the name Heinrik means "home leader". Heinrik is an alternate spelling of Henry (Old German): from Haimric.

Associated with: home, leader.


Heinrik has 4 variants: Heinrick, Henrik, Henrique and Henryk.

13 more different relations via Henry: Einri, Hein, Heindrick, Heindrik, Heiner, Heinrich, Heinz, Hendrick, Hendrik, Henerik, Henk, Henri and Hinrich.

Creative forms:
(male) Hanrik, Heinwick, ..

(female) Heinsi, Heintia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Heinrik Xavi (H.X.), ..

How popular is Heinrik?

Heinrik is an unusual first name for males. Heinrik is an equally uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Henri (#1578 a year ago), Henrik (#843) and Henry (#29) are the prominent alternative forms of Heinrik (not ranked). Other variants, like Heiner, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Heinrik was more pronounced among parents during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 2.2%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.6%, 75%), with the version Henry becoming less trendy. Henrik is the most contemporarily stylish birth name in this list. (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 Cedrik, Derik, Derrik, Eirik, Gerik, Heimrich, Heine, Heini, Heinie, Helario, Hendrie, Henlie, Herin, Hernlie (see Hernley), Herrick, Herrik (see Herrick), Jerrik, Kendrik, Kenrik, Merrik and Sedrik. Like Heinrik, these names are not frequently used.

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