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Halitreia

Meaning: From the Three Seas Origin: Created – Latin Roots Ethereal, Mysterious, Patriotic The Mermaid The meaning of the name Halitreia is “From the 3 seas”. A created name from Latin root words: hali Sea tria Three I have chosen this as my Australia Day name as Australia is an island continent with every state (excluding […]

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Hebrew Names

Hannah

Meaning: Grace Origin: Hebrew Innocent, Emotive, Hands On The Babe Hannah derives from the original Hebrew name Channah, meaning ‘Grace’ or ‘Favour’. This name is also a palindrome, as it reads the same both backward and forward. Hannah is best known for being a character in the old testament of the Bible who was barren […]

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Celtic Names

Harkin

Meaning: Son of Red Origin: Irish Original, Witty, Dexterous The Bull The meaning of the Irish name Harkin is ‘Son of Red’. Deriving from the Irish surname Ó hEarcáin, which means ‘descendant of Earcáin’, the root word of Earcáin, being Earc, meaning ‘red’. I like the possibility of Harky as a nickname. Harkin reminds me of names […]

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German Names

Harro

Meaning: Home Ruler Origin: German Spirited, Appealing, Friendly The Director The German name Harro is a diminutive of the name Heinrich – which means ‘Home Ruler’. Heinrich is then original name which bore popular offshoots Henry, Harry and Hendrick. Harro is so fitting as it ends with the all favoured ‘O’ ending like names such […]

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English Names

Hasley

Meaning:Farm on the HillOrigin:English Admitted, Contemporary, Stylish The Genius Hasley is an English name, pronounced HALL-slee, and it means ‘Farm on the Hill’. It originated as a surname, with other related derivatives such as Hazeley and Halesleia (also how killer would this be on a girl, pronounced hal-i-SLAY-ah. This name is definitely slaying it, and […]

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German Names

Heinrich

Meaning: Home Ruler Origin: German Witty, Pioneer, Confidant The Architect 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 […]

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Celtic Names English Names

Henderson

Meaning: Home Ruler Origin: Scottish English Prompt, Sweet, Wise The Investor The Scottish and English name Henderson is a variation of the original name Heinrich – which bore the ever popular Henry and Harry. They all mean ‘Home Ruler’. Henderson began as a surname to denote someone who was the ‘son of Henry/Hendry‘. Henderson reminds […]

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Celtic Names Low Lands Names Nordic Names

Hendrick

Meaning: Home Ruler Origin: Dutch Danish Scottish Kind, Capable, Chivalrous The Gentleman The name Hendrick is a variation of Henry, both coming from the original German name Heinrich, meaning ‘Home Ruler’. You could easily shorten this name to Henny or Hendy, or even Harry or Harro – nicknames of Henry. Hendrick blends well with names […]

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Celtic Names

Hendry

Meaning: Home Ruler Origin: Scottish Earnest, Accurate, High Performing The Detective The Scottish name Hendry is a variant of Henry, meaning ‘Home Ruler’. Henry comes from the original German name Heinrich. Hendry makes a great alterative choice to the more popular Henry, it also sits alongside name like Jensen, Hasley and Orland nicely.

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English Names

Henna

Meaning: Anoint From the Henna tree Fertile Origin: English Gypsy, Persistent, Loyal The Wanderer The name Henna a multiple meanings, it is used to describe both the tree, which is the Lawsonia Inermis plant, and the dye and fruit procured from it. The Henna dye markings applied to brides before their wedding is an ancient […]

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German Names Nordic Names

Henning

Meaning: Home Ruler Origin: German Danish Norwegian Choice, Regal, Unique The Rev Head Henning is a German derivative of the name Henry, which means ‘Home Ruler’. It is also a surname. I love the nickname possibilities for Henning – Henni, Hinger and Harro are next level cool. Henning reminds me of names like Manning, Harrison […]

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Latin Names Low Lands Names

Henricus

Meaning: Home Ruler Origin: Dutch Latin Loyal, Loved, People Person The Stallion Henricus is a Dutch/Latin name, hailing from the original Heinrich, meaning ‘Home Ruler’. Heinrich also bore the ever popular Henry. There is also the Citie of Henricus (also known as Henricopolis or Henrico Town) a very early English settlement in Viginia, America. This […]

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English Names

Henry

Meaning: Home Ruler Origin: English Powerful, Calm, Kind The Lion Henry is a very popular english name which derives from the original German name Heinrich, meaning ‘Home Ruler’. There were eight King Henrys of England, which catapulted this names popularity. It is often shortened to Harry or Hank, and, has two familiar feminine variants in […]

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English Names

Hollis

Meaning:Dwelling near the Holly TreesOrigin:English Listener, Perfectionist, Well Travelled The Hero The English name Hollis is also a surname and is used to denote a person who ‘Lives near the Holly Trees’. I love this name, it fits so well with others like Ellary, Hasley, Sawyer, Ellis and Yarrow.

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