Considered powerful and traditional in Britain, and independent and folksy in the US, Henry is a timeless boys name that has both substance and style. Long embraced by monarchs, including the first eight kings of England, the regal name is also popular with Hollywood royalty and rock stars.


  • english:
  • german: Ruler of the household


Alternative Spellings

Syllables: 2

International Variations

Famous Namesakes:

Philosopher Henry David Thoureau, Automobile pioneer Henry Ford, Actor Henry Fonda, Actor Henry Winkler, Author Henry James, Prince Henry of Wales

Celebrity Babies:

Son of Heidi Klum and Seal, Son of Julia Roberts, Son of Dennis Hopper, Son of Julia Louis Dreyfuss and Brad Hall, Son of Meryl Streep, Son of Steve Zahn, Son of Emily Deschanel, Son of Minnie Driver