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Gender: M Meaning of Hank: "estate ruler" Origin of Hank: Diminutive of Henry, German Hank's Popularity in 2013: #626

Hank is a midcentury guy nickname (which actually dates back to the seventeenth century) of the Al/Hal/Dick school, which has been on recess from the playground for decades. Now it's just beginning to be given on its own again, appreciated for its earthy, sportsguy cool. Hanks Aaron and Greenberg (born Henry) and Hank Williams (born Hiram) Sr and Jr. are worthy namesakes.

Kendra Wilkinson named her little boy Hank IV.

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Famous People Named Hank

Hiram King "Hank" Williams, American singer
Hank Williams Jr., American country music singer
Henry Louis "Hank" Aaron, American baseball player
Henry Albert "Hank" Azaria, American actor
Henry Randall "Hank" Baskett, American football player
Henry Albert "Hank" Bauer, American baseball player
Henry Benjamin "Hank" Greenberg, American baseball player
William Henry "Hank" Green, American YouTuber and educator
Hank Randall Baskett IV(b. 2009), son of Kendra Wilkinson
Levi Hank Gilbert-Adler (b. 2004), son of Sara Gilbert

Pop Culture References for the Name Hank

Hank Hill, main character in cartoon "King of the Hill"
Henry "Hank" Palmer, Robert Downey Jr.'s character in The Judge (2014 film)
Hank Griffin, character on TV series "Grimm"
Hank Lawson, saloonkeeper on TV series "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman"
Hank Schrader, character on TV series "Breaking Bad"
Hank Moody, main character from TV series "Californication"
Henry Allen 'Hank' Venture, main character of "The Venture Bros."

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