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What does Heinz mean?

Heinz Pronunciation of Heinz as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Heinz is "home leader". Pet form of Heinrich (Henry), now used as an independent name.

ASSOCIATED WITH He-, home, leader


VARIANTS Heike, Heiner, Heini


RELATIONS VIA HEINRICH, HENRY Hank, Heiko, Hein, Heine, Heinie, Heinrik, Henk, Henning, Henri, Heriot

(male) Hainz, ..

(female) Hene, ..

Heinz Sam (H.S.), ..

How popular is Heinz?

Heinz is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#3931 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Heinz (NOT RANKED) rated in the Top 2000 are Enzo (#330 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Hank (#534), Henri (#1578) and Henry (#29). These relations of Heinz were favored a century ago (ADOPTION OF 2.21%) and are now much less common (ADOPTION 0.62%, 72% LESS), with the form Henry becoming less in vogue. Enzo and Hank are two of the more fashionable baby names among these. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Heinz is pronounced similarly to Hanns and Hans. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Herin, Hern, Herne and Prinz. These names tend to be more frequently used than Heinz.

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