Meaning: Home Ruler Origin: German
Heinrich is a fundamental German name, that has become the basis for many, many off-shoot names in varied cultures. One of which is the all powerful, Henry!
Heinrich (pronounced HIGH-n-rik) was the name given to a number of German Kings, it is composed of root words:
This is where the obvious meaning of ‘Home Ruler’ comes from.
As mentioned earlier, Heinrich bore many fantastic and robust names; these include Henry (of course), Henrion, Hank, Henning and Harry.