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What does Henrik mean?

Henrik [hen-rik] as a boys' name. Henrik's name origin is Old German, and the name Henrik means "home leader". Henrik is a German, Scandinavian form of Henry (Old German): from Haimric.

Associated with: scandinavian, home, leader.


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

Henrik has 18 more different relations via Henry: Einri, Hank, Harri, Heike, Heiko, Hein, Heindrick, Heindrik, Heinrich, Hendrick, Hendrik, Henerik, Henk, Henning, Henri, Heriot, Herrior and Hinrich.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Hanrik, Herik, ..

(female) Henhil, Henriki, ..

How popular is Henrik?

Henrik is an uncommon given name for men. Henrik is also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the birth name statistics of Henrik for boys. Henrik entered the list in 2008 and reached its peak position of #863 in the U.S. in 2014. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Henrik and associated names. Henry (#33 via latest list), Hank (#602) and Henri (#1596) are the popular varying forms of Henrik (#863 via latest list). Other forms, like Henerik, are uncommon. These forms of Henrik were at the apex of their popularity a century ago (adoption of 2.21%) and are now much less common (adoption 0.53%, 76% less), with the version Henry going out of style. Hank and Henrik are two of the more fashionable names for newborns among these.

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

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

Similar Names


Recommended names are Andrik, Arik, Brik, Cedrik, Derik, Derrik, Edrik, Eirik, Erik, Fenris, Fredrik, Gerik, Hani, Hanif, Hanok, Hari, Harrie, Harris, Hearn, Hearne, Hearst, Hecie, Heck, Heckie, Hedwin, Heini, Heinie, Helario, Helgi, Heli, Helji, Hendrie, Hendries, Hendron, Henlea, Henlee, Henley, Henlie, Herb, Herbie, Herin, Hermie, Hern, Herne, Hernlie (see Hernley), Herrick, Herrik (see Herrick), Herryck, Hersh, Herut (see Cherut), Herv (see Harvey), Herve, Herzl, Heshi, Hewie, Honi, Jerrik, Jurik, Kendrik, Kenrick, Kenrik, Marik, Merrik, Patrik, Rodrik, Rorik, Rurik, Saarik, Sedrik, Tarik, Ulrik, Yorik, Yurik and Zelik. These names tend to be more frequently used than Henrik.