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Henry

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English

Etymology

Germanic haim "home" + ric "ruler".

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Singular
Henry

Plural
-

Henry

  1. A male given name, popular in England since Middle Ages; name of eight kings.
  2. A surname derived from the male given name.

Related terms

Quotations

  • 1593, William Shakespeare, King Henry VI, Part 1: 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.

Translations


Danish

Proper noun

Henry

  1. A male given name borrowed from English.

French

Proper noun

Henry m.

  1. A surname based on the given name Henri.
  2. A male given name, a less common spelling of Henri.

German

Proper noun

Henry [[Category:Template:lang:de proper nouns|Henry]]

  1. A male given name borrowed from English.

Norwegian

Proper noun

Henry

  1. A male given name borrowed from English.

Swedish

Proper noun

Henry

  1. A male given name borrowed from English.

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