name meaning: Henry \he(n)-ry\ as a boy's name is pronounced HEN-ree. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Henry is "home ruler". Norman name that is a favored royal name (for eight kings) of England and France. Henri is a French form; Heinrich is German; Henryk is Polish. Explorer Henry Hudson; actor Henry Fonda; author Henry James; poet Henry James; poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; artists Henri Matisse, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri Rousseau; playwright Henrik Ibsen; singer Enrique Iglesias.
Henry has 28 variant forms: Arrigo, Enrico, Enrikos, Enrique, Enzio, Hal, Hank, Harry, Heike, Heiko, Heindrick, Heindrik, Heiner, Heinrich, Heinrick, Heinrik, Heinz, Hendrick, Hendrik, Henerik, Henning, Henri, Henrik, Henrique, Henryk, Heriot, Herrior and Hinrich.
For more information, see also related names Enzo, Heimrich and Kendrick.
A baby name that sounds like Henry is Honore.
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