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What does Henri mean?

Henri Pronunciation of Henri as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the name Henri means "home leader". Henri is a French form of Henry (Old German): from Haimric. See also Harry


ASSOCIATED WITH home, leader


RELATED FORMS VIA HENRY Anrai, Einri, Hank, Harri, Harry, Heike, Heiko, Hein, Heindrik, Heiner, Heinrich, Heinrick, Heinrik, Heinz, Hendrick, Hendrik, Henerik, Henk, Henning, Henrik, Henrique, Henryk, Heriot, Herrior, Hinrich


(male) Herri, ..

(female) Henhe, ..

Henri Lyric (H.L.), ..

How popular is Henri?

Henri is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#36189 out of 150436, Top 24%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Henri reached its apex position of #1178 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is at #1464 currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Henri (#1464 VIA LATEST LIST) rated in the Top 2000 are Hank (#457), Harry (#620), Hendrick (#1969), Henrik (#748) and Henry (#16). Other variants, like Anrai, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Henri was well-received among parents in the 1880s (ADOPTION OF 4.27%) and is now significantly less (ADOPTION 0.68%, 84.1%). Henry has historically been preferred by parents, although Henrik appears to be getting popular too, while forms such as Henry are now somewhat dated.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Ceri, Deri, Feri, Gerri, Hani, Hari, Hearn, Heini, Helgi, Heli, Helji, Hendrie, Henlie, Herb, Herin, Hern, Herrik (see Herrick), Herv (see Harvey), Heshi, Honi, Jerri, Meiri and Terri. These names tend to be more frequently used than Henri.

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