Meaning and Origin of: Heinrich
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First name origins & meanings:
- German : Ruler of the household
- German : House ruler
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Last name origin & meaning:
- German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) : from personal name Heinrich, composed of the Germanic elements haim, heim ‘home’ + rīc ‘power’. In the Middle Ages this was the most popular of personal names in Germany. See also Henry.