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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 That Mean Ruler or Royal and discussed in our forums with posts like "Switcher Machine".

From the experts:

Traditional German names of this ilk have had a difficult time emigrating into the American name pool, mostly because anti-German sentiment during the two world wars of the 20th century drove German names out of fashion. One of Heinrich's nicknames, Harro, might do better.

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Pop Culture References for the name Heinrich

Henning, Heinecke, Harro, Heine, Hinrich, Henke, Heini, Heinie, Heinz, Heike, Hein

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Dietrich Says:



Wolfgang Says:


"Harro" is a nickname for Heinrich? Never heard that. "Heiko" maybe. But who wants to name their kids diminutives?

Heinrich is a great name. We have one. It is strange that German names are not popular anywhere.

Except Asia! Go figure.

Wolfgang Says:


That is already there. Why would you want more about him? Are you a neo-Nazi?



Why would you want to do that? You sound like a racist Germanophobe to me...

madmaddie Says:


This would be the perfect time to add the part about Himmler into the description, Nameberry! Sometimes you guys really confuse me...