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The name Henry is of Germanic origin, and means ruler of the home.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Henry has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Henry
Use of the Name Henry for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
581,463 153,126 62,494 30,251 16,887 7,283 3,843
The table below indicates the number of times the name Henry has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Henry
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188092,44452911
188182,34047513
188292,57945117
188382,38356912
188492,47365711
188582,40549219
188692,40462114
188782,22876410
1888102,59650625
1889112,28660918
189092,34960819
1891102,04956422
1892102,45357024
1893112,16258524
189492,27872817
189592,22183815
1896102,18388414
1897101,99484015
1898112,14686116
1899101,83169021
1900102,60773525
1901101,86980817
1902102,15495114
1903111,92382418
1904102,08697514
1905112,12585919
1906112,10876923
1907102,202  
1908112,28275127
1909112,40877827
1910112,89583427
1911113,16079330
1912125,63592930
1913126,38488836
1914128,10075159
19151410,13678371
19161410,65874583
19171510,69077779
19181611,37776587
19191610,62671197
19201711,30188667
19211711,40274596
19221711,22581780
19231811,06182080
19241811,18275797
19251810,606700111
1926199,957716104
1927199,856705107
1928219,30180080
1929218,545698101
1930228,56670696
1931227,78674980
1932237,46083768
1933246,70895152
1934276,73687261
1935266,85587762
1936286,42994553
1937306,66483668
1938306,56496854
1939316,554  
1940316,81397354
1941297,14590366
1942317,582  
1943317,578  
1944356,942  
1945376,582  
1946417,294  
1947457,809  
1948467,381  
1949467,159  
1950476,975  
1951477,079  
1952506,979  
1953556,637  
1954596,395  
1955616,192  
1956725,936  
1957755,741  
1958835,144  
1959835,059  
1960844,963  
1961914,613  
1962924,349  
1963944,185  
1964924,122  
1965933,804  
1966923,577  
1967933,327  
1968953,127  
19691013,047  
19701043,113  
19711122,934  
19721172,423  
19731112,354  
19741152,322  
19751242,075  
19761232,120  
19771262,131  
19781272,036  
19791381,938  
19801352,056  
19811262,183  
19821352,066  
19831361,941  
19841352,019  
19851372,054  
19861401,974  
19871382,075  
19881402,064  
19891422,157  
19901382,230  
19911452,245  
19921412,322  
19931372,470  
19941462,387  
19951362,514  
19961392,542  
19971392,631  
19981362,773  
19991302,904  
20001263,108  
20011233,180  
20021153,316  
20031163,440  
20041103,843  
Totals:  581,463 2,757

During the last 125 years, parents have used Henry as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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