Henry

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English: a perennially enduring given name, of Continental Germanic origin, composed of the elements haim home + rīc power, ruler. It was introduced to Britain by the Normans, and has been borne by eight kings of England. In its various European cognate forms and in the Latin form Henricus, it has been borne by kings and princes in many countries of Europe. Henry the Fowler (c.876–936), Duke of Saxony, was elected King of the Germans and became the first of a long succession of bearers of the name to rule in central Europe. It was also borne by six kings of France and four kings of Castile and Leon. In England it was not until the 17th century that the form Henry (rather than HARRY (SEE Harry)) became the standard vernacular form, mainly as a result of the influence of Latin Henricus and French Henri.
Cognates: Irish Gaelic: Anraí, Éinrí. Scottish Gaelic: Eanraig. French: Henri. Italian: Enrico. Spanish: Enrique. Catalan: Enric. Portuguese: Henrique. Romanian: Henric. German: Heinrich. Low German: Henrik, Hinrich. Dutch: Hendrik. Scandinavian: Hen(d)rik. Polish: Henryk. Czech: Jindřich. Finnish: Heikki. Hungarian: Henrik; See also IMRE (SEE Imre).
Pet forms: English: HAL (SEE Hal), HANK (SEE Hank), HARRY (SEE Harry). Spanish: Quique. German: Heino, Heinz. Low German: Heiko, Henning. Danish: Henning.

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