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Henry Name Meaning and Origin

Henry Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Ruler of the household, Estate ruler

Name Origin


The name Henry means 'ruler of the household' or 'estate ruler'. It originates from the Germanic language and has royal connotations.

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Henry Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Henry is easy to pronounce with a smooth flow of sounds, making it pleasant to the ears.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Henry has a good rhythm with two syllables that are evenly stressed, creating a balanced pronunciation.

Famous People Named Henry

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● Henry Cavill

Henry Cavill is a British actor known for his roles in 'Man of Steel' and 'The Witcher'. He has garnered acclaim for his charismatic performances.

● Henry Ford

Henry Ford was an American industrialist and founder of the Ford Motor Company. He revolutionized the automobile industry with his innovations.

● Henry Winkler

Henry Winkler is an American actor and producer, best known for his role as 'The Fonz' on the TV show 'Happy Days'. He is also a successful author.

Henry Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Henry

The name Henry is generally associated with positive attributes such as leadership and strength. However, due to its long history, it may also evoke images of historical figures with controversial legacies.

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