Hank

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For other uses, see Hank (disambiguation).

Hank is both a masculine given name and a surname. It is a pet form of the name Henry , influenced by the Dutch name Henk, that is mainly used in the United States. Notable people with the name include:

Given name:

  • Hank Aaron (born 1934), Hall of Fame baseball player
  • Hank Aguirre (1931-1994), Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Hank Allen (born 1940), Major League Baseball outfielder
  • Hank Azaria (born 1964), American actor, director, voice actor and comedian best known for his voice work on The Simpsons
  • Hank Ballard (1927-2003), rhythm and blues singer and songwriter
  • Hank Bauer (1922-2007), American Major League Baseball right fielder and manager
  • Hank Bauer (American football) (born 1954), National Football League running back and television and radio broadcaster
  • Hank Blalock (born 1980), Major League Baseball player
  • Hank Borowy (1916-2004), Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Hank Brown (born 1940), American retired politician and former senator from Colorado
  • Hank Burnine (born 1932), American football player
  • Hank Cochran (1935-2010), American country music singer and songwriter
  • Hank Feldman, Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Hank Garland (1930-2004), American studio musician
  • Hank Gathers (1967-1990), basketball player
  • Hank Goldup (1918-2008), National Hockey League player
  • Hank Greenberg (1911-1986), Hall of Fame baseball player
  • Hank Johnson (born 1954), U.S. Representative from Georgia
  • Hank Jones (1918-2010), American jazz pianist, bandleader, arranger, and composer
  • Hank Ketcham (1920-2001), American cartoonist who created Dennis the Menace
  • Hank Kuehne (born 1975), American former professional golfer
  • Hank Locklin (1918-2009), American country music singer and songwriter
  • Hank Marvin, guitarist
  • Hank Mobley (1930–1986), American hard bop and soul jazz saxophonist and composer
  • Hank Pfister (born 1953), American retired tennis player
  • Hank Sauer (1917-2001), Major League Baseball left fielder
  • Hank Snow (1914-1999), Canadian-American country music musician and songwriter
  • Hank Steinbrenner (born 1957), part-owner of the New York Yankees
  • Hank Stram (1923-2005), American National Football League coach
  • Hank Thompson (baseball) (1925-1969), baseball player in the Negro leagues and Major League Baseball
  • Hank Thompson (musician) (1925-2007), American country music singer and songwriter
  • Hank Williams (1923-1953), country musician
  • Hank Williams, Jr. (born 1949), country musician, son of Hank Williams
  • Hank Williams III (born 1972), country musician, son of Hank Williams, Jr.
  • Hank Worden (1901-1992), American actor
  • Hank (dog), a dog rescued by the Milwaukee Brewers named after Hank Aaron

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Fictional characters:

  • Hank McCoy, a superhero, The Beast, from the Marvel comic series "X-Men"
  • Henry Charles "Hank" Chinaski, alter ego of and character in many stories by Charles Bukowski
  • Hank Gannon, from the soap opera One Life to Live
  • Hank Hall, a DC Comics character
  • Hank Henshaw, DC Comics villain
  • Hank, a character from the 2003 film Cheaper by the Dozen
  • Hank Hill, protagonist of the TV series King of The Hill
  • Hank Jennings, from the TV show Twin Peaks
  • Hank Moody, protagonist of the TV series Californication
  • Hank or Henry Pym (aka Ant-Man, Giant-Man, Goliath, and Yellowjacket), fictional character in the Marvel Universe
  • Hank Rearden, fictional character in Atlas Shrugged
  • Hank Schrader, from the TV show Breaking Bad
  • Hank Venture, fictional character in The Venture Bros.
  • Henry "Hank" Lawson, protagonist of TV series Royal Pains
  • Hank, main character in the Hank the Cowdog series of children's novels
  • Lt. Hank Wade, fictional character in the TV series The Bridge (2013)
  • Hank Galliston, protagonist of the TV series Zero Hour (2013)
  • Hank Dearborn, protagonist of the TV series Hank (1965)
  • Hank Pryor, protagonist of the TV series Hank (2009)
  • Hank Brackett, protagonist of the TV series Bearcats! (1971)
  • Hank Griffin, fictional character in the TV series Grimm (2011)
  • Hank Murphy, fictional character in the TV series Sullivan & Son (2012)
  • Hank Yarbo, fictional character in the Canadian Television program Corner Gas (2004 - 2009)
  • Hank Thunderman, fictional character in the TV series The Thundermans (2013)

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