US Popularity:14
Meaning:house ruler
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.
  • Henry
    Queen Mary and King George V
  • Henry Cavill
  • Henry David Thoreau
  • Henry Mancini
  • Henry Rollins
  • Henry Winkler

Henry Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Henry is currently #47 on The Bump
Boy:Henry is currently #27 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Henry is currently #14 in U.S. births
Boy:Henry is currently #8 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 1
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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