H names, Male, Names from Shakespeare's plays, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes


Henry comes from Germanic given name Heimirich meaning “home ruler” from Germanic elements heim (home) and ric (power, rule). It’s also a surname derived form the given name. Shakespeare wrote several historical plays about King Henry IV, Henry V, and Henry VI of England.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European



  • Heimirich (Ancient Germanic)
  • Heinrich (Ancient Germanic, German)
  • Henricus (Dutch, Latinized Ancient Germanic)
  • Henrik (Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Hungarian, Slovene, Croatian, Armenian)
  • Endika (Basque)
  • Enric (Catalan)
  • Jindřich (Czech)
  • Herry (Medieval English)
  • Harry (English)
  • Harri (Welsh, Finnish)
  • Henri (French, Finnish)
  • Henrikki (Finnish)
  • Heikki (Finnish)
  • Anri (Georgian)
  • Hinrik (Icelandic)
  • Anraí (Irish)
  • Einrí (Irish)
  • Enrico (Italian)
  • Arrigo (Italian)
  • Rico (Italian)
  • Henrikas (Lithuanian)
  • Henryk (Polish)
  • Enrique (Spanish)
  • Henrique (Portuguese)
  • Eanraig (Scottish)
  • Hendry (Scottish)
  • Henrich (Slovak)


Female forms:

  • Henrietta (English, Hungarian, Finnish, Swedish, Dutch)
  • Henriette (French, German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, English)
  • Henriëtte (Dutch)
  • Harriet (English)
  • Harriett (English)
  • Harriette (English)
  • Harrietta (English)
  • Henrike (German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish)
  • Hendrika (Dutch)
  • Hendrina (Dutch)
  • Henriikka (Finnish)
  • Enrica (Italian)


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