"estate ruler"

Heinrich Origin and Meaning

The name Heinrich is boy's name of German, Dutch origin meaning "estate ruler".
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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Famous People Named Heinrich

  • Heinrich HarrerAustrian mountaineer and author
  • Heinrich HeineGerman writer
  • Heinrich HimmlerNazi SS commander
  • Heinrich Otto Wielandwinner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry
  • Heinrich Böllwinner of the Nobel Prize in Literature
  • Heinrich Rohrerwinner of the Nobel Prize in Physics
  • Heinrich ScholzGerman logician and philosopher
  • Heinrich Gottlob "Heiner" RauEast German politician
  • (Ernst) Heinrich August de la Motte FouquéPrussian general
  • Heinrich Gustav Johannes KayserGerman physicist
  • Heinrich Franz Bernhard MüllerGerman civil engineer