Each name is unique and special without a doubt, that is why we have made a compilation where we will tell you the pertinent data and information that you must take into account when choosing a name. We know that there may be several options that you have at this time, and you may still continue to go round and round about which one of them you are finally going to choose. To help you in this arduous task (which is not easy at all), we have summarized each name and this time we are going to explain the meaning of Enrique .

Etymology of the name Henry:

According to anthroponymic studies, it is considered that the name Enrique comes from the German Heinrich in its first forms related to heim which means “dwelling”, “house” or “homeland” and rich which means “leader” or “boss”. This name was popularized by ancient Germanic Roman emperors who bore the name and were mainly common in the kingdoms of England, Navarre and Castile. A popular name within royal circles, it is known for Saint Henry, an Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire. San Enrique de Ossó y Cervelló was a Spanish priest who founded the congregation of the Sisters of the Company of Santa Teresa de Jesús known as the Teresianas. Enrique is the variant of the name in Spanish.


Aique in Asturian, Hinrik in Arabic, Heinrich or Heinz in German, Henrique in Aragonese, Herri in Breton, Enric in Catalan, Jindrich in Czech, Henrik in Croatian and Danish, Eanraig in Scots, Henriko in Esperanto, Endika or Henrike in Basque , Henri in Finnish and French, Harri in Welsh, Henrique in Galician, Hainrix in Georgian, Erríkos in Greek, Hendrikusin Dutch, Henry in English, Anraí in Irish, Hinrik in Icelandic, Enrico in Italian, Henricus in Latin, Heinrihs in Latvian, Henrikas in Lithuanian, Enriku in Maltese, Henrik in Norwegian, Henryc in Polish, Henrique in Portuguese, Henric in Romanian , Genrih in Russian, Enricu in Sardinian, Arricu in Sicilian, Henrik in Serbian and Swedish, Henrih in Ukrainian. A very common name variant is Enzo,which is considered its diminutive. The most common female variant is usually Enriqueta.

Famous people named Henry:

  • Enrique Bunbury

    • Spanish singer, songwriter and musician : he was born in Zaragoza in 1967. He is a renowned Hispanic rock artist, he was the vocalist of the band Héroes del Silencio. He began his musical career at the age of 13 when he got his first electric guitar and played in a group made up of his friends from school. From there he was in several groups until he decided to continue his solo career. They appear in Rolling Stone magazine within the list of the top 10 most influential albums of the last 50 years in Spain, and was considered by the newspaper El Tiempo as one of the most influential Spaniards. It has a Latin Grammy Award for best rock album.
  • Enrique Molina-Vargas

    • Spanish athlete : He was born in La Zubia in 1968. He is considered one of the most important long-distance athletes of the late 20th century, specializing in 5,000-m sprint and 10,000-m sprint tracks. He has represented Spain in several World Championships, European Championships and the Olympic Games, and his personal brand broke the record twice, reaching a position. Since he was a child he showed capacities for sports and perseverance in training.
  • Enrique Iglesias

    • Spanish singer, producer, composer and actor : he was born in Madrid in 1975. Being the son of Julio Iglesias, from a young age he was influenced by music marked in his family environment. His albums have been at the top of the US Billboard Hot 100 list and 27 songs have reached the top of the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks, he also has five Latin Grammy Awards and is a member of the Cultural Order of Merit. His career began at a very young age when he signed a contract with a Mexican company and became known in the musical setting.

General characteristics of the most famous people named Enrique:

People who have this name are usually spontaneous, fun, friendly and open to change. They are usually seen in a good mood as they do not allow anything to spoil a good time. They are eccentric, versatile, talented and like to attract attention, sometimes to be the center of attention by exposing their abilities. They tend to be capricious and spoiled, the only right way to do things is at their own discretion. They tend to work alone or be the one who sets the rules, because they will not accept others that are not theirs.