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pinWhat does Hendrik mean?

Hendrik /hen-drik/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys is of Old German derivation, and Hendrik means "home leader". Hendrik is an alternate form of Hendrick (English, Danish, Old German): transcription of Henry. Compare surname Hendrix.


Hendrik has 2 variants: Heindrick and Heindrik.

Hendrik has 24 more different relations via Hendrick, Henry: Arrigo, Enrico, Enrikos, Enrique, Enzio, Hal, Hank, Harry, Heike, Heiko, Heiner, Heinrich, Heinrick, Heinrik, Heinz, Henerik, Henning, Henri, Henrik, Henrique, Henryk, Heriot, Herrior and Hinrich.

Kreatif forms: Hedrik, Herdrik, Hundrik. [more]

pinHow popular is Hendrik?

Hendrik is a rare first name for men but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#136783 out of 150436, Top 91%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Hendrik and related names. Enrico, Enrique (#414 last year), Hal, Hank (#602), Harry (#714), Henri, Henrik (#863) and Henry (#33) are the prominent variation forms of Hendrik (outside Top 1000). Adoption of these boy names was at its most widespread during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.4288%) and is now much less (usage 0.2968%, 30.8% less), with the forms Hal and Harry becoming less trendy. Enrique (#414) and Hank (#602) are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names here, with Hank undergoing a rekindling in popularity. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Enrico, Enrique, Hal, Hank, Harry in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Henri, Henrik, Henry in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Harry, Henrik, Henry outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Hendrie, Hendries, Hendron and Kendrik. Like Hendrik, these names are not commonly used.