Henri - Meaning of Henri
[ 2 syll. he-nri, hen-ri ] The baby boy name Henri is also used as a girl name, but it is much more common for boys. Its pronunciation is aoN-RIY (French) †. Henri is an English, Finnish, French, and Slavic name of Germanic origin. Henri is a variant of the name Henry (English).
See also the related form, Henriette (English, French, Dutch, German, and Scandinavian).
Henri is rare as a baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1911, 0.006% of baby boys were given the name Henri. Its ranking then was #910. The baby name has since experienced a loss in popularity, and is now of infrequent use. Out of the group of boy names directly linked to Henri, Henry was the most popular in 2018. Henri has in the past century been predominantly given to baby boys.
† Pronunciation for Henri: AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
Details of famous persons named Henri:
Artist Henri Matisse, born 31 December 1869 - 3 November 1954, Le Cateau-Cambrésis, France.
Military Leader Henri Philippe Pétain, born 24 April 1856 - 23 July 1951, Cauchy-a-al-Tour, Pas de Calais, France.