Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Ruler
Main Origin Language: German
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In 2017 the name Henry...

• was given to 10,406 baby boys
• was the 18th most popular name for baby boys
• was 103% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Wisconsin, North Dakota, and New Hampshire
• was least popular in West Virginia, Nevada, and New Mexico
• was about as popular as Aiden and Joseph
Babies Named Henry Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Henry...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1989
• is 44% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 256% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Emory, Leo, Charlie, Elsie, Estelle, Ada
• has the most opposite popularity history to Ruben, Anthony, Bradly, Dayna, Blanca, Tanna
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Henry Per State
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Geographically the name Henry...

• 10% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Oliver, Calvin, Jack, Eleanor, Nora, Cora
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Christian, Brian, Ayden, Alyssa, Amiyah, Brianna
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Henry by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Henry are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Henry will be the only kid named Henry in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Henry compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Henry rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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