Henrik

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

Low German form of Heinrich [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

Henric
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Danish Finish Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Henrich
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
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Danish Finish Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Henrik
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Norse Old Swedish Swedish
Henrikki
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Finish
Henryk
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Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish

See also
Variant forms: Eanraig, Hemmo, Hempa, Hendrik, Hensar, Hinrik, Ínarik, Ínisaĸ
Female forms: Henrika
Pet forms: Henke, Heppu

Patronyms (male)

Henrikinpoika Finland
Henriksen Denmark Norway
Henrikson Norway Sweden
Henrikssen Norway
Henriksson Iceland Norway Old Swedish Sweden
Henrikssøn Norway
Henriksøn Norway

Patronyms (female)

Henrikdatter Norway
Henrikintytär Finland
Henriksdatter Denmark Norway
Henriksdotter Sweden
Henriksdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Henrik
Genitive: Henriks
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Henrik
Genitive: Henrikin
Partitive: Henrikiä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Henrik
Accusative: Henrik
Dative: Henriki
Genitive: Henriks
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Henrik
Genitive: Henriks
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Henrik
Genitive: Henriks

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

7 July

Finland Finland

19 January

Norway Norway

20 October

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

19 January

Sweden Sweden

19 January

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Denmark: Sjælland, København [6]

Namesakes

  • Henrik Johan Ibsen (20 March 1828 – 23 May 1906), Norwegian author
  • Henrik Pontoppidan (24 July 1857 – 21 August 1943), Danish realist writer and Nobel laureate NNNobel.png (Literature, 1917)
  • Carl Peter Henrik Dam (21 February 1895 – 17 April 1976), Danish biochemist and physiologist and Nobel laureate NNNobel.png (Physiology or Medicine, 1943)
  • Henrik Maria Johann Andreas (né Henri Marie Jean André de Laborde de Monpezat, 11 June 1934 – 13 February 2018), prins af Danmark (Prince Consort of Denmark)
  • Henrik Edward "Henke" Larsson, Swedish football player, born: 20 September 1971
  • Henrik Carl Joachim Alain, Prins til Danmark (Prince of Denmark), born: 4 May 2009

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 42274 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
0 3 30638 61101
Norway Norway[9]
0 n.a. 15327 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[10]
0 0 43 56
Finland Finland[11]
n.a. 6 n.a. 53890
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Henrik(m) Sources: [8][7][9][11]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Henrik(m) Sources: [12]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Henrik(m)

Sources: [8] [7] [9] [11]

References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. details see Name Statistic tables