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What does Henrique mean?

Henrique Pronunciation of Henrique [hen-rique] as a boys' name is an Old German name, and Henrique means "home leader". Henrique is a Portuguese form of Henry (Old German): from Haimric.

Associated with: home, leader.


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

2 more alternative forms via Henry: Enrique and Henri.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Henrique Lenox (H.L.), ..

How popular is Henrique?

Henrique is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#73931 out of 150436, Top 49%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Henrique (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Henry (#29 last year), Enrique (#428), Henrik (#843) and Henri (#1578). Usage of these relations of Henrique was widespread among parents during the years 1880-1889 (median #1059) and is now much diminished (#719, 73.3%). Henry is more universally found than the rest, although Henrik appears to be getting popular too, while Henry is now less common. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Domenique, Harrie, Hearne, Hecie, Heckie, Heike, Heine, Heinie, Heinrich, Hendrick, Hendrie, Hendries, Hendrik, Henerik, Henlee, Henlie, Henning, Henryson, Herbie, Hercule, Herin, Heriot, Hermie, Hermite, Hermus, Herne, Hernlee (see Hernley), Hernlie (see Hernley), Herrick, Herrik (see Herrick), Herrior, Herut (see Cherut), Herve, Hewie, Hinrich, Honorius (see Honore), Malique, Marque, Rique, Rodrigue, Rodrique, Tarique and Teigue. Like Henrique, these names are not frequently used.

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