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Gender: Male Origin of Henrik: Danish and Hungarian variation of Henry Henrik's Popularity in 2017: #801

The name Henrik is a boy's name of Hungarian origin. Henrik is ranked #801 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Royal Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

From the experts:

The long history and solid usage of Henry has infiltrated other cultures, where a number of variations experience the same degree of popularity. In the US, Henrik first entered the Top 1000 in 2014. In Norway, Henrik is a mega popular choice.

Henrik Ibsen was a Norwegian playwright, perhaps best known for his 1879 play A Doll's House.

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Famous People Named Henrik

Henrik (born Henri Marie Jean André de Laborde de Monpezat), Prince Consort of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark
Henrik Johan Ibsen, Norwegian playwright
(Carl) Henrik Zetterberg, Swedish ice hockey player
Henrik Lars Sedin, Swedish ice hockey player
Henrik Edward Larsson, Swedish footballer
(Björn) Henrik Lundqvist, Swedish ice hockey player
Henrik Pontoppidan, Danish novelist
(Carl Peter) Henrik Dam, Danish biochemist and Nobel Prize winner
Henrik Holm, Norwegian actor
Henrik Carl Joachim Alain (b. 2009), Prince of Denmark; son of Prince Joachim

Pop Culture References for the name Henrik

Henrik Mikaelson, character on TV's "The Vampire Diaries"
Henrik Hanssen, character on TV's "Holby City"


Finn Says:


The name of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark's husband, who was born in France. A strong and charming name that's been on my list forever for possibly using to honour my Danish side, though he would most liking be called Henry a lot of the time, which I also love.

katinka Says:


Love this! It sounds so strong, dashing and dynamic.