We know that your little one will be the king of your castle, so why not give them a name to honor their rightful place in your home? The German boy’s name Henry means “house ruler.” This name receives its meaning from the old German name Heimeric in which Heim means “home” and Ric means “ruler.” From kings, industrialists, and celebrities, this name has been given to many influential people throughout the years, giving baby Henry plenty of people to look up to!
Famous People Named Henry
Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
- HenryQueen Mary and King George V
- Henry CavillActor
- Henry David ThoreauPhilosopher
- Henry ManciniComposer
- Henry RollinsSinger
- Henry WinklerActor
Henry Name Popularity Data
The Bump Ranking
Overall:Henry is currently #47 on The Bump
Boy:Henry is currently #10 on The Bump Boy Names
Overall:Henry is currently #13 in U.S. births
Boy:Henry is currently #5 in U.S. births
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