Heinrich (given name)

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Heinrich
Pronunciation German pronunciation: [ˈhaɪnʁɪç]
Gender Masculine
Language(s) German
Origin
Region of origin German-speaking countries
Other names
Variant form(s) Hinnerk, Hendrik
Short form(s) Heike, Heiko, Heiner, Heinz
Nickname(s) Heinie
Cognate(s) Henry
See also Heinrich (surname)
Popularity see popular names

Heinrich is a given name of Germanic origin and cognate of "Henry". Female forms are Henrike and Henriette. The most famous patron saint is Henry († 1024), as the German Emperor Henry II. Notable persons with this given name include:

Monarchs and royalty[edit]

Archbishops[edit]

Other persons[edit]

Fictional characters[edit]

  • Heinrich, a character in the Conker series
  • Heinrich, first name of the title character in the opera Tannhäuser
  • Heinrich Zemo, a character in the Marvel Comics universe

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