There have been eight British kings and six French monarchs named Henry. As namesakes go, Americans can count auto manufacturer Henry Ford, naturalist Henry David Thoreau and baseball great Hank Aaron among them. Nicknames include Harry, Hal and Hank, while non-English versions include Henri (French), Henrik (German) and Enrique (Spanish). Julia Roberts and Heidi Klum are among the celebrity mamas with heirs 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
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