Rank 7th Boy Name ๐Ÿ”ฅ Popular

In 2022, the name Henry was 7th most popular baby name for boys and 13th most popular baby name overall. In 2022, 11,233 babies were named Henry in the United States.

In 2022, 1 out of every 299 babies in the United States were named Henry. In a classroom of 30 students, there is approximately a 9.6% chance that another student would have the same name. Today, the average age of someone named Henry is around 35 to 38 years old.

The name "Henry" is very common.

Nicknames for Henry include Hank and Harry.

Henry Meaning & Origin

The name Henry is of German origin and it means "ruler of the home".

The name Henry is described as charming, intelligent and regal.


Henry is pronounced hehn-ree in English. The name Henry has 5 letters and 2 or 3 syllables, depending on pronunciation.

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Name Trends (1972 to Present)

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Fun Facts about Henry

  • The name Henry has been popular among many kings throughout history, with countries such as England, France, and Germany all having had multiple rulers named Henry.

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