See also: henry
- 1 English
- 2 Danish
- 3 French
- 4 German
- 5 Middle French
- 6 Norwegian
- 7 Swedish
- A male given name, popular in England since Middle Ages; the name of eight kings.
1591, William Shakespeare, “The First Part of Henry the Sixt”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, (please specify the act number in uppercase Roman numerals):: Act III, Scene I:
- And now I fear the fatal prophecy, / Which in the time of Henry, nam'd the Fifth, / Was in the mouth of every mocking babe; / That Henry born at Monmouth should win all; / And Henry born at Windsor should lose all.
- 1830 Mary Russell Mitford, Our Village: Fourth Series: Cottage Names:
- Henry now, what a soft swain your Henry is! the proper theme of gentle poesy; a name to fall in love withal; devoted at the font to song and sonnet, and the tender passion; a baptized inamorato; a christened hero. Call him Harry, and see how you ameliorate his condition.
- A patronymic surname.
Declension of Henry (uncountable)
Henry m (genitive Henrys)
- A male given name
Henry c (genitive Henrys)