Henrik

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Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Henrik

  1. A male given name, cognate with English Henry.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 66 091 males with the given name Henrik have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 1960s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish. Cognate with Swedish Henrik and English Henry.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhenrik/
  • Hyphenation: Hen‧rik

Proper noun[edit]

Henrik

  1. A male given name.

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used for kings, saints and other historical persons. Most common given name form: Heikki.

Hungarian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɛnrik/
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  • Hyphenation: Hen‧rik

Proper noun[edit]

Henrik

  1. A male given name, cognate to Henry.

Declension[edit]


Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of Germanic origin, cognate with German Heinrich and English Henry. First recorded as a given name in Norway in the 13th century.

Proper noun[edit]

Henrik

  1. A male given name.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [2] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 13 248 males with the given name Henrik living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1990s. Accessed on April 29th, 2011.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of Germanic origin, cognate with German Heinrich and English Henry. First recorded in Sweden in 1208.

Proper noun[edit]

Henrik

  1. A male given name.
    • 1975 Christer Kihlman, Dyre prins, Wahlström & Widstrand, ISBN 9146121315, page 113:
      Som liten var jag ganska stolt över mitt namn. Donald! Det klingade minsann mäktigare det än både Kalle och Ville och Lasse. Senare, när jag upphöjt mig själv i borgarståndet och för säkerhets skull beseglat min borgerlighet genom äktenskapet med Gunnel Lindermann hade jag uppriktigt sagt gärna hetat nånting annat, nånting mera traditionellt ståndsmässigt, eller från den synpunkten konventionellare, som Johan eller Henrik eller Carl-Gustaf. Till och med Max och Moritz och Niklas hade gått an.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [3] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 60 541 males with the given name Henrik living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1970s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.