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Gender Male
Word/name Swedish (Earliest documented use)[1]
Other names
Related names Henry, Henrietta, Henri, Heiko, Heike

Henrik is a male given name of Germanic origin, primarily used in Scandinavia, Estonia, Hungary and Slovenia.[2] In Poland, the name is spelt Henryk but pronounced similarly. Equivalents in other languages are Henry (English), Heikki (Finnish), Henryk (Polish), Hendrik (Dutch), Heinrich (German), Enrico (Italian), Henri (French), Enrique (Spanish) and Henrique (Portuguese). It means 'Ruler of the home' or 'Lord of the house'.[3]

People named "Henrik" include:

This name is mostly used in the northern countries such as Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Estonia, and Finland.

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