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Gender: Male Pronunciation: HINE-rish Meaning of Heinrich: "home of the king" Origin of Heinrich: German

The name Heinrich is a boy's name of German, Dutch origin meaning "home of the king". Heinrich and is often added to lists like Names with Royal Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "What would be the perfect twin?".

From the experts:

Traditional German names of this ilk have had a difficult time emigrating into the American name pool. One of its nicknames, Harro, might do better.

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Famous People Named Heinrich

Heinrich Harrer, Austrian mountaineer and author
Heinrich Heine, German writer
Heinrich Himmler, Nazi SS commander
Heinrich Otto Wieland, winner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry
Heinrich Böll, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature
Heinrich Rohrer, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics
Heinrich Scholz, German logician and philosopher
Heinrich Gottlob "Heiner" Rau, East German politician
(Ernst) Heinrich August de la Motte Fouqué, Prussian general
Heinrich Gustav Johannes Kayser, German physicist
Heinrich Franz Bernhard Müller, German civil engineer

Pop Culture References for the name Heinrich

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