Hendrik: Baby Name Meaning And Origin Explained

Hendrik

[HEHN-drik]

Hendrik is a popular Dutch boy's name meaning "rules the home." The name is also a cognate of the English and Estonian Henry.

Nicknames:

Han, Hein, Henk, Hennie, Henny, Henri, Henry, Rijk, and Rik

Famous people named Hendrik:

Hendrik Willem Bakhuis Roozeboom, Dutch physical chemist; Hendrik Pieter Barendregt, Dutch logician; Hendrik Wade Bode, American engineer, researcher, inventor, author and scientist.

Fun fact:

The spelling Hendrick was interchangeable until the 19th century.

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