Heinrich (given name)

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Kaiser Heinrich VI. im Codex Manesse.jpg
Emperor Heinrich VI, of the Germans and Romans, 12th Century
Pronunciation German pronunciation: [ˈhaɪnʁɪç]
Gender Masculine
Language(s) German
Region of origin German-speaking countries
Other names
Variant form(s) Hinnerk, Hendrik, Hinrich
Short form(s) Heike, Heiko, Heiner, Heinz
Nickname(s) Heinie
Cognate(s) Henry
See also Heinrich (surname)
Popularity see popular names

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

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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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